Zika Virus Disease: Questions and Answers

World Health Organization

This page will provide the latest answers to frequently asked questionsa bout Zika.  It is a good resource for anyone needing background information on the virus, and for anticipating questions from the public and from medical personnel.

Current questions include:

  • Where does Zika virus occur?
  • How do people catch Zika virus?
  • What is microcephaly?
  • How is Zika virus disease diagnosed?
  • Should I avoid travelling to areas where Zika virus is occurring?