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Zika Risks Jeopardizing Florida's $90 Billion Tourism Industry

If it continues to spread, things could get ugly for Florida's tourism industry.

Analysts have already said that Zika will hurt tourism in Puerto Rico, and now Florida may be next.

Stephen Anderson at Maxim Group LLC says that restaurants, especially those near the Miami area, could be in the line of fire. "We are concerned about a potential spread of locally-borne Zika virus outside of a small area in Miami," he writes. "Including ancillary hospitality-related industries, tourism is a $90 billion industry in Florida, with $24 billion generated in Miami-Dade County alone."

That's not a small...


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