Monday, 25 January 2016

Health Alert For Travellers: Countries and Territories With active Zika Virus Transmission

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.


Countries and territories with active Zika virus transmission

AMERICAS

  • Barbados
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • French Guiana
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Martinique
  • Mexico
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Puerto Rico
  • Saint Martin
  • Suriname
  • Venezuela

OCEANIA/PACIFIC ISLANDS

  • Samoa

AFRICA

  • Cape Verde

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