Friday, May 06, 2016

CDC: Updated Weekly Zika Numbers For The United States

  



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The CDC has posted the latest weekly figures (as of May 4th) on Zika Virus Disease in the United States, and while we've yet to see any vector transmission in the lower 48, there are now 10 sexually transmitted cases documented (+2 from last week), and 472 travel related cases (including 44 pregnant women (+8 from last week)).

Florida leads the country with 95 imported cases, up by 5 from last week's report (note FL DOH lists 102).

Among the territories, Puerto Rico leads with 629 lab-confirmed cases, an increase of 10% over last week.  Follow the link below for the full report, including a state-by-state listing.




As of May 4, 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 – May 4, 2016.
US States
  • Travel-associated Zika virus disease cases reported: 472
  • Locally acquired vector-borne cases reported: 0
  • Total: 472
    • Pregnant: 44
    • Sexually transmitted: 10
    • Guillain-Barré syndrome: 1
US Territories
  • Travel-associated cases reported: 3
  • Locally acquired cases reported: 658
  • Total: 661
    • Pregnant: 59
    • Guillain-Barré syndrome: 5

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