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Chikungunya virus spreads to U.S., Cuba

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

CNN: Health officials have reported new cases of the debilitating virus in Cuba and the United States.

New to the Americas, the virus, which causes fever and joint pain that can become chronic, has no cure or vaccine.

Preventing mosquito bites is key to avoiding infection.

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