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Areas with ongoing Zika virus transmission

Areas with ongoing Zika virus transmission

2017-11-27

Outbreaks of Zika virus infection have been recorded in Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Pacific.

For countries and areas with ongoing transmission, please see:

World Health Organization

According to World Health Organization (WHO), countries and areas of Categories 1 and 2 of the following table are considered to have ongoing Zika virus transmission.

 

WHO Regional Office

Country / territory / subnational area

Total

Category 1: Area with new introduction or re-introduction with ongoing transmission

AFRO

Angola; Guinea-Bissau

2

AMRO/PAHO

Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bolivia; Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba; British Virgin Islands; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curacao; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; French Guiana; Grenada;  Guyana; Honduras; Jamaica; Montserrat; Nicaragua; Panama; Peru; Puerto Rico; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint-Martin; St Maarten; St Vincent and the Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; the United States; the US Virgin Islands; Venezuela

36

WPRO

Marshall Islands; Samoa; Singapore; Solomon Islands; Tonga

5

Subtotal

43

Category 2: Area either with evidence of virus circulation before 2015 or area with ongoing transmission that is no longer in the new or re-introduction phase, but where there is no evidence of interruption

AFRO

Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cape Verde; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Cote d’Ivoire; Gabon; Nigeria; Senegal; Uganda

10

AMRO/PAHO

Brazil; Colombia; El Salvador; Guatemala; Haiti; Mexico; Paraguay; Suriname

8

SEARO

Bangladesh; India; Indonesia; Maldives; Thailand 

5

WPRO

Cambodia; Fiji; Laos; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Vietnam

7

Subtotal

30

Category 3: Area with interrupted transmission and with potential for future transmission

AMRO/PAHO

Cayman Islands; Easter Island (Chile); Guadeloupe; Martinique; Saint Barthelemy

5

WPRO

American Samoa; Cook Islands; French Polynesia; Micronesia (Federated States of); New Caledonia; Palau; Vanuatu

7

Subtotal

12

Category 4: Area with established competent vector but no known documented past or current transmission

AFRO

Benin; Botswana; Chad; Comoros; Congo; Democratic Republic of the Congo; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Kenya; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Mauritius; Mayotte; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Reunion; Rwanda; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; South Africa; South Sudan; Togo; Tanzania; Zambia; Zimbabwe

33

AMRO/PAHO

Uruguay

1

EMRO

Djibouti; Egypt; Oman; Pakistan; Saudi Arabia; Somalia; Sudan; Yemen

8

EURO

Georgia; Região Autónoma de Madeira (Portugal); Russia; Turkey

4

SEARO

Bhutan; Myanmar; Nepal; Sri Lanka; Timor-Leste

5

WPRO

Australia; Brunei Darussalam; China; Christmas Island; Guam; Kiribati; Nauru; Niue; Northern Mariana Islands; Tokelau; Tuvalu; Wallis and Futuna

12

Subtotal

63

Total

148

For details, please refer to WHO’s latest Zika virus classification table.

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control