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Tampa Bay Rays Pitcher Believes He Has Contracted Chikungunya

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Joel Peralta is suffering from symptoms that resemble those of the Chikungunya virus and expects the team to put him on the disabled list.

07/22/2014

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81 Cases Of Mosquito Virus Now Tallied In Florida

State officials say the number of Florida travelers who contracted the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus has risen to 81.

CBS Tampa–07/16/2014

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State Officials Urge Floridians To Guard Against Mosquitoes

The biting bugs can carry debilitating diseases and pose an elevated threat to public health during the state’s rainy season.

CBS Tampa–06/15/2014

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