Zika Resources and Information: National

CDC General Resources

UPDATED! 2018 Zika Cases Reported in the United States

UPDATED! Zika Key Messages (Also available in Universal SpanishPuerto Rican Spanish, and Portuguese)

Defining Moments: Possible Association Between Zika Virus Infection and Microcephaly—Brazil, 2015 - January 2018

Zika Action Day Toolkit - Aug. 2, 2017

Interim CDC Zika Response Plan (CONUS and Hawaii) - May 2017

Zika IMS Jurisdiction and Partner Sustainment Strategy Presentations - May 10, 2017

Biologic Evidence Required for Zika Disease Enhancement by Dengue Antibodies – Emerging Infectious Diseases - April 2017

Zika Virus —10 Public Health Achievements in 2016 and Future Priorities – MMWR – Jan. 6, 2017

Cost-effectiveness of Increasing Access to Contraception during the Zika Virus Outbreak, Puerto Rico, 2016 - Emerging Infectious Diseases - Nov. 1, 2016

CDC Clinical Resources

CDC Guidance and Tools for Healthcare Providers - Dec. 14, 2017

Interim Guidance for Managing Occupational Exposures to Zika Virus for Healthcare Personnel – Dec. 13, 2017

Implementing CDC Guidance for Infant Neuroimaging and Infant and Placental Zika Virus Testing - Oct. 30, 2017

Testing Algorithm for Symptomatic Pregnant Women with Possible Zika Exposure - Sept. 15, 2017

Special Notice: Potential increased risk to blood and tissue safety (for areas at risk for locally acquired vector-borne Zika cases) – Aug. 29, 2017

When to Test for Zika Virus - Aug. 25, 2017 

Pretest Counseling Conversation Guide: For Asymptomatic Pregnant Women with Ongoing Exposure to Zika - Aug. 25, 2017 

Counseling Conversation Guide: For Asymptomatic Pregnant Women Without Ongoing Exposure to Zika - Aug. 25, 2017 

Pretest Counseling Conversation Guide: For Pregnant Women with Symptoms of Zika - Aug. 25, 2017

Characteristics of Dysphagia in Infants with Microcephaly Caused by Congenital Zika Virus Infection, Brazil, 2015 – Emerging Infectious Diseases – Aug. 2017

Update: Interim Guidance for Healthcare Providers Caring for Pregnant Women with Possible Zika Virus Exposure—United States (Including Territories), July 2017 - July 28, 2017

Zika Virus: Updates to Clinical Guidance and Recommendations for Pregnant Women and Infants – COCA Call - July 27, 2017

Testing Algorithm for Asymptomatic Pregnant Women with Possible Zika Exposure - July 24, 2017 

Zika Laboratory Testing Interpretation Table - July 24, 2017 

Only Some People Need Zika Testing - July 24, 2017 

Postmortem Findings for 7 Neonates with Congenital Zika Virus Infection – Emerging Infectious Diseases - July 2017

Severe Neurologic Disorder in 2 Fetuses with Zika Virus Infection, Columbia – Emerging Infectious Diseases – June 2017

Persistence of Zika Virus in Breast Milk after Infection in Late Stage of Pregnancy – May 2017

CDC and AAP Zika Psychological Support Videos - April 2017

Baseline Prevalence of Birth Defects Associated with Congenital Zika Virus Infection-Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia, 2013-2014 – MMWR – March 3, 2017

Zika Care Connect - Feb. 22, 2017

Transmission of Zika Virus — Haiti, October 12, 2015–September 10, 2016 – MMWR – Feb. 17, 2017

Preliminary Report of Microcephaly Potentially Associated with Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy — Colombia, January–November 2016- MMWR - Dec. 9, 2016

Description of 13 Infants Born During October 2015–January 2016 With Congenital Zika Virus Infection Without Microcephaly at Birth — Brazil - MMWR - Dec. 2, 2016

Incidence of Zika Virus Disease by Age and Sex — Puerto Rico, November 1, 2015–October 20, 2016 - MMWR - Nov. 11, 2016

CDC Laboratory Resources

Evaluation of 5 Commercially Available Zika Virus Immunoassays – Emerging Infectious Diseases - Sept. 2017

Guidance for US Laboratories Testing for Zika Virus Infection July 24, 2017 - July 24, 2017

Evaluation of Placental and Fetal Tissue Specimens for Zika Virus Infection-50 States and District of Columbia, January-December 2016 – MMWR – June 23, 2017

CDC Vector Control Resources

Information on Aerial Spraying - Oct. 10, 2017

Measures Taken to Prevent Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy — Puerto Rico, 2016 – MMWR – June 9, 2017

Toolkit for Investigating Possible Local Mosquito-Borne Transmission of Zika Virus - April 2017

Variation in Aedes aegypti Mosquito Competence for Zika Virus Transmission - Emerging Infectious Diseases – Feb. 28, 2017

Menu of Selected Tribal Laws Related to Mosquito and Vector Control - Nov. 30, 2016

Podcast: Controle los mosquitos que estan en el exterior (Controlling Mosquitoes Outside) (Spanish) - March 12, 2015

CDC Travel Resources

UPDATED! Zika Travel Information

Advice for people living in or traveling to South Florida - Oct. 10, 2017    

Travel Counseling Guide - Sept. 25, 2017

Guidance for Areas with Local Zika Virus Transmission in the Continental United States and Hawaii - Aug. 29, 2017

Characteristics of US Travelers to Zika Virus–Affected Countries in the Americas, March 2015–October 2016 Emerging Infectious Diseases - Feb. 2017

CDC Surveillance Information

UPDATED! Cumulative Zika Virus Disease Case Counts in the United States, 2015-2018

Population-Based Surveillance of Birth Defects Potentially Related to Zika Virus Infection — 15 States and U.S. Territories, 2016 – MMWR - Jan. 26, 2018

Notes from the Field: Zika Virus-Associated Neonatal Birth Defects Surveillance — Texas, January 2016–July 2017 – MMWR - Aug. 11, 2017

Spotlight on California Birth Defects Monitoring Program – Features from the Front Line - Aug. 3, 2017

Spotlight on NYC Zika Response Team – Features from the Front Line - Aug. 3, 2017

Spotlight on Massachusetts Department of Public Health – Features from the Front Line - Aug. 3, 2017

Zika Virus Screening among Spanish Team Members After 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Olympic Games – Research Letter – Emerging Infectious Diseases – Aug. 2017

Importation of Zika Virus from Vietnam to Japan, November 2016 – Emerging Infectious Diseases - July 2017

Pregnancy Outcomes After Maternal Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy — U.S. Territories, January 1, 2016–April 25, 2017 – MMWR – June 16, 2017

Use of Blood Donor Screening Data to Estimate Zika Virus Incidence, Puerto Rico, April–August 2016 – Emerging Infectious Diseases – May 2017

Estimated Incubation Period for Zika Virus Disease – Emerging Infectious Diseases – May 2017

Vital Signs: Update on Zika Virus–Associated Birth Defects and Evaluation of All U.S. Infants with Congenital Zika Virus Exposure — U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry, 2016 – MMWR – April 7, 2017

Zika Virus Transmission — Region of the Americas, May 15, 2015–December 15, 2016 – MMWR – March 31, 2017

Establishing a Timeline to Discontinue Routine Testing of Asymptomatic Pregnant Women for Zika Virus Infection — American Samoa, 2016–2017 – MMWR – March 24, 2017

Notes from the Field: Outbreak of Zika Virus Disease — American Samoa, 2016 - MMWR - Oct. 21, 2016

Puerto Rico: Guillain-Barre Passive Surveillance System - Sept. 12, 2016

CDC Media Statements

CDC analysis of data from US territories finds serious birth defects in about 1 in 12 fetuses or infants of pregnant women with Zika infection in the first trimester – Press Release – June 8, 2017

CDC study estimates 20-fold increase in certain types of birth defects in pregnancies with possible Zika infection compared with pre-Zika years – March 2, 2017

CDC Training Resources

Zika Community Action Response Toolkit (Z-CART) - May 10, 2017

Zika Training for Healthcare Providers - Feb. 13, 2017

Measuring Infant Head Circumference: An instructional video for healthcare providers - Oct. 20, 2016

ASTHO Resources

Texas Leads in the Fight for Zika Prevention - Aug. 3, 2017

Technologies for Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance - July 2017
This document was designed for state and territorial health agencies that are interested in surveillance tools to build or expand their vector-borne disease surveillance activities.

State and Territorial Health Officials Respond to New CDC Report That Finds Zika Infection During Any Trimester Can Lead to Severe Birth Defects – Press Statement – June 9, 2017

ASTHO Signs Zika Coalition Letter - May 23, 2017

ASTHO Letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee - May 22, 2017

Health Officials Intensify Zika Prevention Efforts – Press Release – Apr. 5, 2017

ASTHO Signs March of Dimes Zika Coalition Letter – Mar. 27, 2017

ASTHO Letters to Congress and the Administration - May 10, 2016
ASTHO continues to engage with its partners in advocacy efforts, which includes leading the issuance of a sign-on letter to congressional leadership urging approval of emergency supplemental funding.   

Communicating about Effective Mosquito Control 
This toolkit provides model fact sheets, communication strategies, and useful templates for collaborating with policymakers and members of the public to develop and support scalable mosquito control programs.

Before the Swarm: Guidelines for the Emergency Management of Vector-Borne Disease Outbreaks
Offers practical recommendations for integrating mosquito control activities into overall preparedness and emergency management efforts. 

Public Health Confronts the Mosquito: Developing Sustainable State and Local Mosquito Control Programs
Provides final recommendations for creating sustainable mosquito control programs. The report focuses on four areas: planning ahead, involving others, using the best science and data, and informing the public. 

ASPR Resources

Zika Resources at Your Fingertips – Sept. 29, 2017

Declaration Under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act for Zika Virus Vaccines – Feb. 10, 2017

Ensuring a coordinated response to Zika and other public health threats - Dec. 5, 2016

Outreach Guide: Potential Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Activities for Zika (and other Arbovirus) - Aug. 15, 2016   

Zika Virus Planning Resource Guide Introduction - Aug. 5, 2016 

Maternal-Fetal Health Planning Resource - Aug. 5, 2016  

USAID Resources

Combating Zika: Hope for Teanny's Future (video) - Jan. 31, 2018 

Combating Zika and Future Threats - A Grand Challenge for Development - Feb. 3, 2017

NIH Resources

NIH Scientists Track Zika Virus Transmission in Mice - Aug. 3, 2017

Experimental Zika virus vaccines restrict in utero virus transmission in mice - July 13, 2017

NIH launches prospective study of Zika and HIV co-infection during pregnancy - July 10, 2017

Study to examine effects of Zika infection in Guatemalan infants and children – June 19, 2017

Phase 2 Zika Vaccine Trial Begins in U.S., Central and South America – Mar. 31, 2017

Ethical Considerations for Zika Virus Human Challenge Trials--Report & Recommendations, February 2017 - Feb. 2017

Testing of Investigational Inactivated Zika Vaccine in Humans Begins: First of Five Planned Clinical Trials to Test ZPIV Vaccine - Nov. 7, 2016

FDA Resources

Zika Virus Emergency Use Authorizations

FDA provides new tools for the development and proper evaluation of tests for detecting Zika virus infection - Aug. 17, 2017 

Revocation of Authorization of Emergency Use of an In Vitro Diagnostic Device for Detection of Zika Virus – March 13, 2017

Authorizations of Emergency Use of In Vitro Diagnostic Devices for Detection of Zika Virus - Nov. 3, 2016

Donor Screening Recommendations to Reduce the Risk of Transmission of Zika Virus by Human Cells, Tissues, and Cellular and Tissue-Based Products – March 2016

White House Resources

Fact Sheet: United States Leadership to Advance the Global Health Security Agenda: 55 countries show concrete commitment to prevent, detect, and respond - Oct. 12, 2016

A Path to Global Health Security - Oct. 12, 2016

Congressional Resources

U.S. Public Health Response to the Zika Virus: Continuing Challenges (Hearing recording) – Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - May 23, 2017

Department of Defense Resources

How is the U.S. Military Dealing with Zika (video) - May 31, 2016

CIDRAP Resources

CIDRAP Zika Resource Super Page  

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