Is zika virus disease contagious?
Yes, zika virus disease is contagious if your blood comes into contact with blood from an infected person or mosquito bite.
Sources & Citations
- World Health Organisation. Zika virus. Available at: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/zika-virus (accessed 17 June 2020).
- Australian Government Department of Health. Zika Virus Factsheet – The Basics. Available at: https://www1.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/ohp-zika-factsheet-basics.htm (accessed 17 June 2020).
MAT-AU-2000128 - Date of preparation June 2020Show All