Zika Virus

Zika Virus is a topic covered in the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics.

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  • In addition to the Aedes mosquito, Zika is also transmitted vertically from a pregnant woman to her fetus, sexually and by blood transfusion.
  • Since 2007, large outbreaks of Zika infection have occurred in the Pacific Islands, Central/South America, Mexico, Africa, and Asia. Most cases in the United States have involved travelers; however, mosquito-borne transmission has occurred in Texas and Florida.

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