Friday, April 29, 2016

CDC: Updated Zika Numbers For The United States

Laboratory-confirmed Zika virus disease cases reported to ArboNET by state or territory — United States, 2015–2016 (as of April 27, 2016)













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The CDC has posted the latest weekly figures on Zika Virus Disease in the United States, and while it is still early in the year for vector transmission in the lower 48, there are 8 sexually transmitted cases documented, and 436 travel related cases (including 36 pregnant women).

Florida leads the country with 90 imported cases, up by 6 from last week's report.

Among the territories, Puerto Rico leads with 570 lab-confirmed cases, an increase of 20% over last week.  Follow the link below for the full report, including a state-by-state listing.



As of April 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 1, 2015 – April 27, 2016.
US States
  • Travel-associated Zika virus disease cases reported: 426
  • Locally acquired vector-borne cases reported: 0
  • Total: 426
    • Pregnant: 36
    • Sexually transmitted: 8
    • Guillain-Barré syndrome: 1
US Territories
  • Travel-associated cases reported: 3
  • Locally acquired cases reported: 596
  • Total: 599
    • Pregnant: 56
    • Guillain-Barré syndrome: 5

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