Zika virus infection - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016

Surveillance report
Publication series: Annual Epidemiological Report
Time period covered: This report is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on 4 April 2018.

 European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Zika virus infection. In: ECDC. Annual epidemiological report for 2016. Stockholm: ECDC; 2018. 

The outbreak of Zika virus infection in South and Central America that started in 2015 led to a large number of travel-associated infections in EU/EEA countries. A total of 2 119 cases were reported in 2016, with an overall notification rate of 0.6 cases per 100 000 persons in 2016.