MIAMI (AP) — A new poll on Americans’ healthcare attitudes finds almost half are wary of traveling to places in the U.S. where people have been infected with the Zika virus by mosquitoes, such as parts of Florida.READ MORE: 4 Interceptions Including A Pick 6 Help Deliver 27-17 Victory For Cowboys Over Saints
The poll released Thursday by the Kaiser Family Foundation found 48 percent would be uncomfortable traveling to U.S. Zika infection areas. Up to 61 percent felt that way about traveling to Puerto Rico or other Zika zones outside the U.S.READ MORE: Government Shutdown Averted: US Senate Passes Stopgap Funding Bill
Most mosquito-caused Zika cases in Florida are in the Miami area, not the tourist mecca of Orlando. Officials say more than 15.5 million people made overnight visits to Miami and nearby beaches in 2015.
The poll of 1,211 adults conducted Aug. 18-24 has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.MORE NEWS: Fantasy Football Start Or Sit Week 13: Elijah Mitchell Looks To Take Advantage Of Seahawks' Defense
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