10 Jul 2019
Ethiopia added as a risk area for Zika virus transmissionZika virus advice for travellers to Ethiopia updated - pregnant women should consider postponing non-essential travel until after the pregnancy
On 2 July 2019, the World Health Organization added Ethiopia to their list of countries in their Zika virus (ZIKV) classification: ‘Countries and territories with current or previous Zika virus transmission’ .
Our Country Information page for Ethiopia has been updated to show a risk of Zika virus transmission. Pregnant women should consider postponing non-essential travel to this country until after the pregnancy.