The countries and territories where Zika has been reported, confirmed, or where reports of antibodies in people were reported prior to 2015.
Click on the icons to see country data. A figure followed by an asterisk indicates an estimate. Data via CDC, WHO, various news reports.
Red: Active transmission of virus reported
Yellow: Zika case(s) reported
Purple: Virus antibody reports prior to 2015
Reports out of Colombia and Brazil indicate the Zika virus could spread more easily and be more dangerous than first thought.
Researchers in Brazil said they’ve found traces of the Zika virus in samples of saliva and urine. That’s raising new concerns about possible transmission through human contact.
CCTV’s Roee Ruttenberg reports on how Colombian authorities are trying to determine if at least three deaths are linked to Zika.