View photosA view of the outdoor business The Wynwood Yard that has been closed since last Aug. 2, due to the cases of Zika in the area, Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, in the Wynwood area of Miami.
Thank goodness it's the slow season in Florida.
At least that's what officials and representatives of the state's multibillion-dollar tourism industry are thinking in the wake of the news that 16 people have been infected with Zika in a small, trendy neighborhood in Miami.
The outbreak has sent another chill through the Sunshine State's all-important tourism industry just weeks after the Orlando nightclub massacre and the killing of a 2-year-old boy by an alligator at nearby Walt Disney World.
Rick Scott insisting, "We have a safe state!"
Outside of a few business owners in the affected square-mile neighborhood, however, Zika appears to have done little damage to tourism so far.