Zika Virus in the United States and its territories

Zika Virus

Zika Virus

No locally transmitted Zika cases have been reported in the continental United States, but cases have been reported in returning travelers.

(per CDC) Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red

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Who to test for Zika during pregnancy

  • CDC does not recommend Zika virus testing for every one.
  • Pregnant women without symptoms should be tested if they have traveled to an area with Zika or live in an area with ZIka.
  • Pregnant women without symptoms should be tested if they have sex without a condom with a man confirmed to have a Zika virus infection.