Poll Reveals Americans’ Lack Of Knowledge On Zika
Even out of those following the outbreak closely, few know if there is a vaccine or treatment for the virus, a new poll finds.
The Associated Press:
Poll: Some Key Gaps In Americans' Knowledge About Zika Virus
Americans don't know a lot about the Zika virus that is linked to birth defects and creeping steadily closer to the U.S., according to a new poll that found about 4 in 10 say they've heard little to nothing about the mosquito-borne threat. Even among people who've been following the Zika saga at least a little, many aren't sure whether there's a vaccine or treatment — not yet — or if there's any way the virus can spread other than through mosquito bites. (Neergaard and Swanson, 4/8)