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Plague Confirmed in a Dog in City of Santa Fe August 14, 2015 - Zoonotic Diseases - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating a confirmed case of plague in a dog living in the city limits of Santa Fe. The dog was most likely exposed to plague by infected rodents and their fleas while walking with its owner along the Santa Fe River between Frenchy’s Field and Siler. The... « read more »

Peste Confirmada en un Perro en la Ciudad de Santa Fe



New Cases of Tularemia August 13, 2015 - Zoonotic Diseases - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today a confirmed case of tularemia in a 71-year-old man from Bernalillo County. The case was confirmed at the Department’s Scientific Laboratory Division. Two earlier cases of tularemia were reported in a 39-year-old man and a 42-year-old woman from B... « read more »

Nuevos Casos de Tularemia



Little Talked About Illness Gets Its Due July 29, 2015 - Hepatitis Prevention - Disease

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver caused by a virus. There are several different hepatitis viruses, with hepatitis C being the most common in the United States. The New Mexico Department of Health estimates at least 35,000 people living our state are living with chronic hepatitis C virus inf... « read more »

Enfermedad de la que se Habla Poco Obtiene al Final su Momento



Plague Likely Cause of Death of Santa Fe County Woman July 24, 2015 - Zoonotic Diseases - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating a probable case of plague in a 52-year-old woman from Santa Fe County who died of her illness. Confirmatory testing is being conducted at the NMDoH’s Scientific Laboratory Division. This would be the first human case of plague in New Mexico this... « read more »

Peste es la Causa Probable de la Muerte de una Mujer en el Condado de Santa

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