Global & Disaster Medicine

Zika Update in the US


 Map of the United States showing Travel-associated and Locally acquired cases of the Zika virus. The locations and number of cases can be found in the table below.

As of July 27, 2016 (5 am EST)

  • Zika virus disease and Zika virus congenital infection are nationally notifiable conditions.
  • This update from the CDC Arboviral Disease Branch includes provisional data reported to ArboNET for January 01, 2015 – July 27, 2016.

US States

  • Locally acquired mosquito-borne cases reported: 0
  • Travel-associated cases reported: 1,657
  • Laboratory acquired cases reported:  1
  • Total: 1,658
    • Sexually transmitted: 15
    • Guillain-Barré syndrome: 5

US Territories

  • Locally acquired cases reported: 4,729
  • Travel-associated cases reported: 21
  • Total: 4,750*
    • Guillain-Barré syndrome: 17

Pregnant Women with Any Laboratory Evidence of Possible Zika Virus Infection

US States and the District of Columbia*:  433

*Includes aggregated data reported to the US Zika Pregnancy Registry as of July 21, 2016

US Territories**:  422

**Includes aggregated data from the US territories reported to the US Zika Pregnancy Registry and data from Puerto Rico reported to the Zika Active Pregnancy Surveillance System( as of July 21, 2016


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