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Chikungunya confirmed in Cabarrus County

The infected person contracted the mosquito-borne illness while traveling in the Caribbean.
/ Source: WCNC

CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. -- Another case of the Chikungunya virus has been confirmed in North Carolina.

It’s now spread to Cabarrus County. The infected person contracted the mosquito-borne illness while traveling in the Caribbean. North Carolina currently has 10 confirmed cases. More: Try these home remedies for mosquito bites There is no treatment. Symptoms are similar to the flu and show up three to seven days after being bitten. The CDC recommends rest, fluids and over-the-counter medicine such as Tylenol or Advil.