Zika Virus in the United States
Zika Virus in the United States

by Sabrina Perry

The CDC and Florida health officials are investigating what could be the first case of Zika virus from a mosquito in the continental United States.

Lab tests confirm that a person in the Miami area is infected with Zika virus, despite not having an immediately apparent connection to someone traveling outside the country.

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The following visualizations illustrate the impact of Zika virus in the United States.

Reported Zika Virus Cases in the United States

U.S. Cities at the Highest Risk for a Zika Epidemic


Aedes Albopictus Mosquito Estimated Range


Aedes Aegypti Mosquito Estimated Range


Zika Virus in the United States - United States Current Events