Zika virus disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017
In 2017, the outbreak of Zika virus (ZIKV) disease in the Caribbean and the Americas (2015–2016) subsided, leading to a significant decrease in the number of travel-associated infections in EU/EEA countries.
- A total of 274 cases were reported in 2017 in EU/EEA countries, with an overall notification rate of 0.1 per 100 000 persons.
- No autochthonous vector-borne cases of ZIKV were reported in the EU/EEA in 2017.
- There was only one case of sexual and two cases of vertical transmission of ZIKV in 2017.