Emergencies

Zika situation report

2 February 2017

Zika virus, Microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome

Key updates

  • Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past two weeks:
    • None
  • Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past two weeks:
    • None
  • Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past two weeks:
    • None
  • The next situation report will be published on Friday, 17 February and will include a new country classification scheme.

Analysis

  • Overall, the global risk assessment has not changed. Zika virus continues to spread geographically to areas where competent vectors are present. Although a decline in cases of Zika infection has been reported in some countries, or in some parts of countries, vigilance needs to remain high.

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