Zika virus us map. Cases of zika reported in the united states and us territories by year world map map of all countries and territories throughout the world where zika is a risk. As of july 2016. The zika virus map shown above is liable to change at any time due to new countries being added which have zika virus outbreaks. This is a list of countries with zika virus outbreaks in the last 9 months as of 1st may 2016.
Cases are reported to cdc by state territorial and local health departments using standard case definitions. Zika virus is a mosquito borne disease that can cause birth defects in babies if it infects a pregnant woman. Countries in yellow have low outbreaks of zika virus. Public health officials are bracing for local outbreaks of the zika virus in the continental u.
The greatest likelihood of acquiring zika virus infection is in a country with risk however the individual risk of infection is likely to be lower if mosquito bite avoidance measures are followed. Zika virus disease is a nationally notifiable condition. Zika is a mosquito borne infection caused by zika virus a member of the genus flavivirus and family flaviviridae. Some countries shown on the map have very few cases of zika virus whilst others may have severe outbreaks.
A new map shows mosquitoes that can carry the zika virus are found in 40 states and washington dc. So far 31 individual zika cases have been reported in the us according to gizmodo. These are final 2017 data reported to arbonet for zika virus disease. And 20 confirmed cases in puerto rico and the us.
Monteria reported 173 cases of zika virus but there is underreporting el universal colombia 173 cases reported in town of monteria in colombia article suggests this is an underestimation december 15 2015. Countries in red have higher outbreaks of zika virus. Use the what to expect zika virus map to follow zika risk trends and contagious surveillance updates locally in the us and in areas of travel in outside countries.