Florida officials go into damage control over Zika – CBS News

Zika outbreak sends chill through Florida's tourism industry CBS Evening News

Zika outbreak sends chill through Florida’s tourism industry

The number of Zika cases in the United States topped 1,800 this week, mostly from travel to foreign countries. In a Miami neighborhood, health of…

Florida officials have gone into damage-control mode, with Gov. Rick Scott insisting, “We have a safe state!” during a tour of the Zika hot zone in Miami’s Wynwood district.

Tourism is Florida’s biggest industry. Visitors spent some $89 billion here last year. And Disney is America’s No. 1 tourist attraction.

Outside of a few business owners in the affected square-mile neighborhood, however, Zika appears to have done little damage to tourism so far.

“We have not had anyone cancel a trip to Florida because of