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Zika Information for Travelers

Before your trip

See the list of Zika travel notices below for specific information on countries affected by Zika.

If you will be visiting an area with Zika, plan for travel and learn how to prevent mosquito bites.

 After your trip

Even if you don't feel sick, take steps to prevent mosquito bites for 3 weeks so you don't spread Zika to mosquitos in Oregon. Also learn about protecting yourself during sex.

Protecting yourself and others from Zika - The return home

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.

World Map of Areas with Risk of Zika

Zika interactive map 

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, Vietnam



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