ALERT: Confirmed Zika Virus in Palau

The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Palau announced November 7th, 2016 of a confirmed Zika virus case in Palau after receiving laboratory confirmation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The person has had no recent travel history to any Zika-affected areas and is likely to have been infected in Palau.

Please be advised if you are planning a trip to Palau.

For more information or any questions, please feel free to contact one of our Embassies/Consulates or Ministry of Health anytime.

Please view the following report released by the Ministry of Health.