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.
Zika Travel Notices
- Zika Virus in Cape Verde
- Zika Virus in Mexico
Currently includes: Angola, Guinea-Bissau
Currently includes: Maldives, 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; Montserrat; the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a US territory; Saba; 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: Fiji, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga
- South America
Currently includes: Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
Other Areas with Zika Risk
Because Zika infection in a pregnant woman can cause severe birth defects, pregnant women should not travel to these areas. All travelers should strictly follow steps to prevent mosquito bites and prevent sexual transmission during and after the trip. Zika has likely been present in these areas for years with ongoing transmission. Check this page for the most up-to-date information before you make travel plans.
Please visit CDC’s Zika health care provider website for testing recommendations for pregnant women.
Africa: Benin, Burkina-Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda
Asia: Bangladesh, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Vietnam
South America: Brazil
Areas with interrupted transmission
Zika was previously found in the locations on this list, but scientists have determined the virus is no longer present. This means all travelers, including pregnant women, can visit these destinations without a risk of getting Zika from mosquitoes. If Zika returns to a country or territory on this list, CDC will remove it from the list and post updated information. Check this page for the most up-to-date information before making travel plans.
- Zika: For Healthcare Providers on CDC's Zika site
- Zika in CDC Health Information for International Travel - “Yellow Book”
- Clinical Guidance for Healthcare Providers Caring for Pregnant Women
- 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: May 26, 2017
- Page last reviewed: May 26, 2017
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