Zika Travel Information
Note: The information on this page is for travelers to international destinations and US territories. For information on Zika in US states, visit Areas with Zika. For the most current information about Zika virus, please visit CDC’s Zika website.
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Zika Travel Notices
- Zika Virus in Cape Verde
- Zika Virus in Mexico
Currently includes: Singapore
- The Caribbean
Currently includes: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; The Bahamas; Barbados; Bonaire; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Curaçao; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a US territory; Saba; Saint Barthelemy; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Martin; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sint Eustatius; Sint Maarten; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; US Virgin Islands
- Central America
Currently includes: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
- The Pacific Islands
Currently includes: American Samoa, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga
- South America
Currently includes: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
Special Travel Considerations for Endemic Countries in Southeast Asia
Travelers have returned from certain areas of Southeast Asia with Zika virus infection. These countries have either reported local Zika virus transmission or are next to countries with known Zika virus transmission. Because of this, CDC recommends pregnant women should consult with their health care provider and consider postponing nonessential travel to countries listed below. Travel notices have not been issued for these destinations but would be considered if the number of cases rises to the level of an outbreak. Check this page for the most up-to-date information before you make travel plans.
Other Countries with Endemic Zika
Some countries in Africa, the Pacific Islands, and Asia have reported Zika in the past and may continue to occasionally report new cases. The risk to travelers in these endemic countries is likely much lower than it is in countries with Zika epidemics (see Q&A: Zika Risk in Countries with Endemic Zika). Because Zika infection in a pregnant woman causes severe birth defects, pregnant women should consult with their health care provider and, if they decide to travel, strictly follow steps to prevent mosquito bites. Travel notices have not been issued for these destinations but would be considered if the number of cases rises to the level of an outbreak. Check this page for the most up-to-date information before you make travel plans.
Africa: Angola, Benin, Burkina-Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia
Asia: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan
The Pacific Islands: Easter Island, Vanuatu
- Zika: For Healthcare Providers on CDC's Zika site
- Zika in CDC Health Information for International Travel - “Yellow Book”
- Update: Interim Guidance for Prevention of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus — United States, 2016
- Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Caring for Women of Reproductive Age with Possible Zika Virus Exposure — United States, 2016
- Page created: January 26, 2016
- Page last updated: October 07, 2016
- Page last reviewed: October 03, 2016
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