Zika virus is a disease transmitted by mosquitoes, and there is no indication that it can spread person to person through casual contact. Zika virus can be spread through sexual contact.
Zika infection during pregnancy can cause a birth defect of the brain called microcephaly and other severe brain defects. It is also linked to other problems, such as miscarriage, stillbirth, and other birth defects.
Prevent the risk of Zika transmission by