Health authorities in Brazil confirmed that Zika transmission occured via blood transfusion.
Government officials have done the same measures in their fight against other mosquito-borne diseases like dengue and yellow fever.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Wednesday in four counties where people have been diagnosed with Zika Virus.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised its concern regarding a recent case in Dallas, Texas, where the Zika virus was transmitted through sexual intercourse.
The people in Latin America are advised to avoid pregnancy due to Zika virus outbreak, which opposes the teaching of the Catholic Church.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) announced this week that an estimated $8.5 million in funds is needed to combat the Zika virus outbreak.
Ana Carolina Caceres has also written a book about her living with her condition.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Dallas County health officials announced that the first known Zika virus case in the country was sexually transmitted.