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Plague Case in Rio Arriba County Woman July 21, 2014 - Zoonotic Disease - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health is reporting a case of plague in a 43-year-old woman from Rio Arriba County who is currently hospitalized. Confirmatory testing was conducted at the Department’s Scientific Laboratory Division. The first plague case in New Mexico in 2014 was reported in April in... « read more »



Warning Residents about Tularemia July 10, 2014 - Zoonotic Disease - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today a laboratory confirmed case of tularemia in a 65 year-old woman from Bernalillo County. The cause of the woman’s illness was confirmed at the Department’s Scientific Laboratory Division. The woman was hospitalized but has recovered and gone hom... « read more »



Rabies Confirmed in 2 Bats from Albuquerque’s South Valley June 4, 2014 - Zoonotic Disease - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health and the City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department announced today two bats from the South Valley of Albuquerque have tested positive for rabies in the last two weeks. The bats were tested at the Department’s Scientific Laboratory Division. « read more »



Plague Activity Heats Up in the East Mountain Area May 23, 2014 - Zoonotic Disease - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is reporting significant plague activity in the East Mountain area which includes parts of Bernalillo, Torrance, and Santa Fe counties. A dog was confirmed positive for plague this week at NMDOH’s Scientific Laboratory Division (SLD). The dog was from an... « read more »

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