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floridians took zika threat more seriously than rest of us -- but still most did nothing

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floridians took zika threat more seriously than rest of us -- but still most did nothing

threatened by the mosquito-borne zika virus in 2016, florida residents felt more susceptible than others in the united states to getting the virus, were more knowledgeable about it, and were more likely to support taking community action against it. floridians were nearly twice as likely as non-floridians to say they took steps to protect themselves from zika. whether or not they felt personally susceptible to getting the virus, floridians reported acting in greater numbers than their non-florida counterparts.even so, fewer than half of floridians said they actually did take preventive measures.a new study comparing the response to the zika outbreak of adults in florida with those living elsewhere in the united states suggests that more c...