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Taking Steps to Educate about Zika Virus February 8, 2016 - Zoonotic Diseases - Disease

Zika virus disease has been in the news for several weeks now and has many individuals concerned. Zika virus is transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected mosquito, though there also have been reports of transmission through sexual contact. The disease can cause fever, rash, mus... « read more »

Tomando pasos para educar sobre el virus Zika

Hantavirus Case in a Sandoval County Woman February 4, 2016 - Zoonotic Diseases - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that a 37-year-old woman from Sandoval County is hospitalized with laboratory confirmed Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome. This is the first case of HPS in New Mexico this year. An environmental investigation will be conducted at the home of the patien... « read more »

Un caso de hantavirus en una mujer del condado de Sandoval

Completion of Active Ebola Virus Disease Monitoring January 12, 2016 - Emerging Infections - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health reports that as part of its Ebola Virus Disease response plan, it has completed active monitoring of travelers returning to New Mexico from countries in West Africa that were part of the largest EVD epidemic in history. « read more »

Finalización de la vigilancia activa de la enfermedad del virus del Ébola

Human Plague Case Confirmed in Santa Fe County September 23, 2015 - Zoonotic Diseases - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today a laboratory confirmed case of plague in a 73-year-old woman from Santa Fe County. The case was confirmed at the Department of Health’s Scientific Laboratory Division. This is the fourth human case of plague in New Mexico this year and the secon... « read more »

Caso de Plaga Humana Confirmado en el Condado de Santa Fe

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