Changes to the Country Information pages: Zika

UK Health Security Agency and NaTHNaC have reviewed and updated country-specific Zika information and prevention advice

Updated: 02 January 2024
Take extra precautions

Zoonoses (diseases from animals) in travellers

A zoonotic disease is one that spreads between animals and humans and has the potential to be an increasing problem for travellers

Updated: 11 May 2023
Take usual precautions

Zika virus: Evaluating the risk to individual travellers

Factors to consider when assessing risk of Zika virus

Updated: 27 February 2019

Diseases transmitted by insects and ticks in the Americas

Depending on the destination, travellers may be at risk of a number of different diseases

Updated: 19 January 2016

Zika virus

Zika virus infection is spread by day-biting mosquitoes

Updated: 07 February 2024

Congenital Zika Syndrome

Updated: 25 March 2020
23 February 2024

Zika in Thailand

On 22 February 2024, the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand has reported a total of 73 Zika virus cases and no deaths across 19 provinces in Thailand in 2024.

Be aware and watch
17 January 2024

Zika in Mali

As of 17 December 2023, a total of 22 confirmed cases of Zika virus disease were reported from 10 health districts.

Be aware and watch
17 January 2024
Senegal + Sédhiou

Zika in Senegal

As of 18 December 2023, Senegal health authorities reported the confirmation of two cases of Zika virus disease in the districts of Sédhiou and Sokone.

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01 November 2023

Zika in France (ex Comoros) - false positive

As of 1 November 2023, the case of Zika virus disease in a traveller returning to France from Comoros, has been confirmed to be a false positive result. Comoros remains a location without confirmed Zika virus.

Be aware and watch
09 August 2023

Zika in Guinea

A case of Zika virus disease has been reported from Faranah in 2018. Subsequent laboratory tests found evidence of other cases in the local population.

Be aware and watch
20 October 2021
India + Kerala

Zika in India

During July 2021 the first laboratory confirmed cases of Zika virus disease were detected in the states of Kerala and Maharashtra. Further cases were detected in Kerala with active case finding. Zika cases have been reported in other areas of India previously.

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