Is Zika virus infection a notifiable/reportable condition?

Updated: Jun 30, 2021
  • Author: Bhagyashri D Navalkele, MD, MBBS; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Zika virus infection is among the nationally notifiable diseases in the United States since 2016. Healthcare professionals should inform state and local health departments of suspected cases of ZIKV infection to facilitate diagnosis and to reduce the risk of local transmission. 

For the latest information concerning Zika virus, see also Medscape’s Zika Virus Resource Center.


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