Outbreaks

Germany reports 5 Zika cases between October 2015 and January 2016

Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus, one of the species that can carry the Zika virus, begins its blood meal.

Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus, one of the species that can carry the Zika virus, begins its blood meal.  (James Gathany, CDC)

There were five confirmed cases of the Zika virus in Germany between October 2015 and January 2016, a spokeswoman for the German health ministry said on Friday.

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