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Is zika virus disease contagious?

Page last updated 28 February 2019

Yes, zika virus disease is contagious if your blood comes into contact with blood from an infected person or mosquito bite.

Sources & Citations

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Zika virus. Overview. Available at: (accessed 25 October 2018).

SPANZ.SAPAS.18.10.0374 - Date of preparation October 2018