3 confirmed cases of chikungunya on Long Island

July 21, 2014 5:17 PM

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3 confirmed cases of chikungunya on Long Island

Three Long Island travelers contracted the tropical infection chikungunya, Newsday reported.

The patients contracted the virus in the Caribbean and returned home debilitated in recent weeks. They were diagnosed at North Shore University Hospital on Long Island. This comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first chikungunya case in a Florida man—who had...

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