Zika Virus

Zika virus is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito, but can also be transmitted through sexual interaction or from mother to child. Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause birth defects. The mosquitoes that can become infected with and spread Zika virus live in many parts of the world, including parts of the United States. To learn more, explore our resources below.




Last Revised: February 9, 2022