Zika virus disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: 1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Zika. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2018. Stockholm: ECDC; 2019

In 2018, in the EU/EEA countries: 51 cases of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection were reported; no autochthonous vector-borne cases of ZIKV infection were reported; 56.8% percent of ZIKV infection in EU/EEA travellers originated from the Caribbean, 22.3% from South-East Asia, and 11.3% from the Americas; there were no reports of cases involving sexual or vertical transmission of ZIKV.