10 Jul 2019

Ethiopia added as a risk area for Zika virus transmission

Zika virus advice for travellers to Ethiopia updated - pregnant women should consider postponing non-essential travel until after the pregnancy Ethiopia added as a risk area for Zika virus transmission

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’ [1].

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.

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