Zika-affected countries

Brazil

Pernambuco

state

Rio de

Janeiro

Recife

Brazil has recorded nearly 4,000 cases of microcephaly, a serious and normally rare birth defect that may be linked to Zika, since the start of 2015. Around a third of these have been in the state of Pernambuco

23 countries in the Americas have active

Zika virus transmission

2,000 km

2,000 miles

Brazil

Pernambuco

state

Brazil has recorded nearly 4,000 cases of microcephaly, a serious and normally rare birth defect that may be linked to Zika, since the start of 2015. Around a third of these have been in the state of Pernambuco

1,000 km

1,000 miles

Rio de Janeiro

Recife

23 countries in the Americas have active Zika virus transmission