Zika virus infection
Zika and microcephaly
What's the risk for pregnant women? How can you prevent infection?Read Questions & answers
Risk assessment: Zika virus epidemic
Despite the fact that the Zika virus epidemic in the Americas and the Caribbean is showing signs of a significant slow-down, Member States should continue to consider a range of options for risk reduction.Read the risk assessment
How is Zika transmitted?
Zika virus is transmitted to people through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito. But there are other, although rare, modes of transmission.View infographic
Recent scientific findings based on literature reviewed after the ninth update of the ECDC Rapid Risk Assessment on Zika virus infection (19 October to 27 January 2017)
Epidemiological update: Outbreaks of Zika virus and complications potentially linked to the Zika virus infection, 24 November 2016
Zika epidemics 2014 onwards
Despite the fact that the Zika virus epidemic in the Americas and the Caribbean is showing signs of a significant slow-down, Member States should continue to consider a range of options for risk reduction, as advised in the ECDC risk assessment.
There is now a strong consensus in the scientific community about the link between Zika infection and congenital malformations, as well as developing Guillain–Barré (GBS) syndrome.
How to conduct conduct Zika virus diagnostic? ECDC algorithm for Zika virus laboratory diagnosis and an outline of the strategy for the laboratories performing Zika virus infection diagnostic tests
Quarterly maps on the geographical distribution of invasive mosquitoes in Europe, including Aedes aegypti and Aedes Albopictus, vectors of ZikaView the mosquito maps
Surveillance Atlas: Zika
Cases of Zika infection in EU - distributed by travel or mother-to child. See interactive maps and tables with the latest data.View the latest surveillance data on Zika