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First New Mexico West Nile Virus Death of 2014 September 23, 2014 - Zoonotic Disease - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that an 89-year-old man from Lea County has died from West Nile virus infection. This is the first fatality due to West Nile virus in New Mexico in 2014. The man had encephalitis, the more severe clinical form of the disease, and had been hospitali... « read more »

Primera Muerte por el Virus del Nilo Occidental en Nuevo México en 2014

Hantavirus Case in a San Juan County Man September 17, 2014 - Zoonotic Disease - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that a 50-year-old man from San Juan County is hospitalized with laboratory confirmed Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). This is the fourth case of Hantavirus in New Mexico this year. An environmental investigation will be conducted at the home o... « read more »

Un Caso de Hantavirus en un Hombre del Condado de San Juan

First Human West Nile Virus Case in NM in 2014 August 20, 2014 - Zoonotic Disease - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health reports a 45-year-old woman from San Juan County has been diagnosed with West Nile virus infection. She was not hospitalized and is at home recovering. This is the first human case of West Nile virus infection identified in New Mexico this year. « read more »

Primer Caso Humano del Virus del Nilo Occidental en NM en 2014


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