The mosquito that carries Zika virus is found worldwide.

Stay up-to-date on virus disease cases on the CDC's Zika virus disease website.

No specific antiviral treatment for Zika virus disease exists. Treatment is aimed at relieving symptoms with rest, fluids and medications — such as acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) — to relieve joint pain and fever.

No vaccine exists to prevent Zika virus.

Aug. 23, 2017
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