Chikungunya virus spreads to United States

June 19, 2014 7:32 PM

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A mosquito illness called the chikungunya virus, has now spread to the United States.

According to CNN, on Thursday, a case of chikungunya, which has been spreading through the Caribbean since last year, was reported in Georgia. The Department of Public Health officials said that the patient became infected after visiting a Caribbean nation.

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