Questions and Answers about Disinsection and Zika for the Shipping Industry and Partners
No. CDC does not require or recommend disinsection of ships from areas with Zika. For more information visit the Zika vector control page.
No. CDC does not conduct disinsection, provide certificates of disinsection, or have access to a list of disinsection contractors or services.
It is the responsibility of the shipper or consignee to follow regulations in the country of destination. Vessels should follow guidance from countries that require disinsection regarding the required delivery method, frequency, and documentation.
EU SHIPSAN ACT – Interim guidance on maritime transport and Zika virus disease
USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Update on China’s Zika Requirement [PDF – 6 pages]
Zika Information for Travelers
Zika Information for Pregnant Women