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Chikungunya: The Mosquito-Borne Virus Explained

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July 4, 2014
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While the mosquito-borne virus has spread throughout Central American and the Caribbean, it's only in southern U.S. states so far. Video provided by Newsy


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Chikungunya Virus Contracted In U.S. For First Time

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First Case of Painful Mosquito-Borne Virus Acquired in U.S.

First Case of Painful Mosquito-Borne Virus Acquired in U.S.

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