Alison Nunis and Richard Firth, a Savannah, Georgia, married couple vacationing in Miami Beach, talk about the presence of the Zika virus in Miami Beach on Saturday morning, Aug. 20, 2016. They are at Lummus Park in South Beach, within a 1.5-square-mile area in which active transmission of the mosquito-borne virus was announced one day earlier. "Right now we're not terribly worried," said Nunis, 31. "We'll buy some bug spray."
Alison Nunis and Richard Firth, a Savannah, Georgia, married couple vacationing in Miami Beach, talk about the presence of the Zika virus in Miami Beach on Saturday morning, Aug. 20, 2016. They are at Lummus Park in South Beach, within a 1.5-square-mile area in which active transmission of the mosquito-borne virus was announced one day earlier. "Right now we're not terribly worried," said Nunis, 31. "We'll buy some bug spray." MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com
Alison Nunis and Richard Firth, a Savannah, Georgia, married couple vacationing in Miami Beach, talk about the presence of the Zika virus in Miami Beach on Saturday morning, Aug. 20, 2016. They are at Lummus Park in South Beach, within a 1.5-square-mile area in which active transmission of the mosquito-borne virus was announced one day earlier. "Right now we're not terribly worried," said Nunis, 31. "We'll buy some bug spray." MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com

South Beach tourists mostly blasé about Zika in Miami Beach

August 20, 2016 02:47 PM

UPDATED August 20, 2016 05:38 PM

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