Zika Virus in the United States

aedes albopictus mosquito

As of August 3, 2016 (5 am EST)

  • Zika virus disease and Zika virus congenital infection are nationally notifiable conditions.
  • This update from the CDC Arboviral Disease Branch includes provisional data reported to ArboNET for January 01, 2015 – August 3, 2016.

US States

  • Locally acquired mosquito-borne cases reported: 6
  • Travel-associated cases reported: 1,818
  • Laboratory acquired cases reported:  1
  • Total: 1,825
    • Sexually transmitted: 16
    • Guillain-Barré syndrome: 5

US Territories

  • Locally acquired cases reported: 5,525
  • Travel-associated cases reported: 23
  • Total: 5,548*
    • Guillain-Barré syndrome: 18

*Sexually transmitted cases are not reported for areas with local mosquito-borne transmission of Zika virus because it is not possible to determine whether infection occurred due to mosquito-borne or sexual transmission.

	Zika and Pregnancy button.  ***The CDC recommends that all pregnant women be tested for infection at each prenatal care visit if they live in an active transmission area or if their sexual partner has traveled to one. Here is guidance for collecting and submitting the samples.



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