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Hantavirus Death of McKinley County Man December 4, 2014 - Zoonotic Disease - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today a 28-year-old man from McKinley County has died of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). A 49-year-old man from Otero County is still hospitalized with HPS but is improving. Including these recent cases, New Mexico this year has had a total of six H... « read more »

Un Hombre Muerto por Hantavirus en el Condado de McKinley

Ebola Not Suspected in Santa Fe Patient October 14, 2014 - Ebola Virus Disease - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health informed Christus St.Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe this afternoon that a patient who was transported to the hospital did not meet criteria for Ebola testing. That determination is made based on information provided to the Department about the patient’s travel his... « read more »

No se Sospecha Ébola en un Paciente de Santa Fe

Health Department on Watch for Ebola October 8, 2014 - Ebola Virus Disease - Disease

Just weeks ago the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made a prediction. It estimated that, given world travel patterns, the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States could come as soon as the end of September. Late last Tuesday afternoon came the announcement about the case in D... « read more »

El Departamento de Salud está Vigilando por Ébola

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

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