Risk assessment of Zika virus being brought to the U.S. from Rio Olympics 2016

How big of a risk do you think it is that Americans traveling to Brazil for the Olympics may have brought the virus back to the United States?

Risk assessment of Zika virus being brought to the U.S. from Rio Olympics 2016 The statistic shows how concerned U.S. survey respondents were that Americans traveling to Brazil for the Olympics may have brought back the Zika virus to the United States. 17 percent of survey respondents said that they thought it was a big risk that Americans traveling to the Olympics in Rio may have brought back the Zika virus with them to the United States. In 2015, Brazil saw a sharp rise in cases of microcephaly among newborns believed to be connected with the spreading of the Zika virus.
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How big of a risk do you think it is that Americans traveling to Brazil for the Olympics may have brought the virus back to the United States?

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Share of respondents
Big risk17%
Medium risk36%
Small risk37%
Not sure10%
Share of respondents
Big risk17%
Medium risk36%
Small risk37%
Not sure10%
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The statistic shows how concerned U.S. survey respondents were that Americans traveling to Brazil for the Olympics may have brought back the Zika virus to the United States. 17 percent of survey respondents said that they thought it was a big risk that Americans traveling to the Olympics in Rio may have brought back the Zika virus with them to the United States. In 2015, Brazil saw a sharp rise in cases of microcephaly among newborns believed to be connected with the spreading of the Zika virus.
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