Areas with Zika As At 3rd February, 2016


Where has Zika virus been found?
·       Prior to 2015, Zika virus outbreaks have occurred in areas of Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands.
·       In May 2015, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued an alert regarding the first confirmed Zika virus infections in Brazil.
·       Currently, outbreaks are occurring in many countries.
·       Zika virus will continue to spread and it will be difficult to determine how the virus will spread over time.

Zika in the United States and its territories:
·       No locally transmitted Zika cases have been reported in the continental United States, but cases have been reported in returning travelers.
·       Locally transmitted Zika virus has been reported in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and America Samoa.
·       With the recent outbreaks, the number of Zika cases among travelers visiting or returning to the United States will likely increase.
·       These imported cases could result in local spread of the virus in some areas of the United States.
  

Countries and territories with active Zika virus transmission


AMERICAS
·       Barbados
·       Bolivia
·       Brazil
·       Colombia
·       Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, US territory
·       Costa Rica
·       Curacao
·       Dominican Republic
·       Ecuador
·       El Salvador
·       French Guiana
·       Guadeloupe
·       Guatemala
·       Guyana
·       Haiti
·       Honduras
·       Jamaica
·       Martinique
·       Mexico
·       Nicaragua
·       Panama
·       Paraguay
·       Saint Martin
·       Suriname
·       U.S. Virgin Islands
·       Venezuela

OCEANIA/PACIFIC ISLANDS
·       American Samoa
·       Samoa
·       Tonga

AFRICA
·       Cape Verde



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