Zika virus – Recife, Brazil Published March 26, 2017 at 2000 × 1331 in 2016 Photos of the Year. News Picture Story… People dance at Mangabeira Futebol Clube on Sunday March 20, 2016 in Recife, Brazil. The Zika virus is rampant in the region. The virus is spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. There is also evidence that the virus can be spread sexually.