Zika virus disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2019

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe
Time period covered: 1 January - 31 December 2019
Cite:

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Zika virus disease. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2019. Stockholm: ECDC; 2021

For 2019, in the EU/EEA countries, 71 cases of Zika virus (ZIKV) disease were reported. Five cases of ZIKV disease were reported to have been locally-acquired, three autochthonous vector-borne cases, one case of sexual transmission and one case of non-mosquito borne transmission. 92% of cases of ZIKV disease with known importation status were from returning travellers.