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State records first case of mosquito-borne virus

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SIOUX FALLS (AP) — State health officials say South Dakota has recorded its first case of a mosquito-borne virus that has been spreading in the U.S. from the Caribbean.

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State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger tells the Sioux Falls Argus Leader that the chikungunya virus has been diagnosed in someone who was visiting the island of St. Lucia in July.

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