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Progress in Fight Against Ebola May 14, 2015 - Ebola Virus Disease - Disease

The World Health Organization declared Liberia free from Ebola on Saturday after 42 days without a new case of the virus, which killed more than 4,700 people there during a year-long epidemic. « read more »



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 »



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 »



Test Results Show UNM Hospital Patient Does Not Have Ebola August 21, 2014 - Ebola Virus Disease - Disease

Laboratory tests conducted at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed that a 30-year-old woman hospitalized at UNM Hospital does not have Ebola Virus Disease. The New Mexico Department of Health received the results today. « read more »



NMDOH Working with CDC to Rule Out Ebola in Patient (Update) August 18, 2014 - Ebola Virus Disease - Disease

Blood samples from a UNM Hospital patient are scheduled to be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by the end of the day for testing to rule out Ebola. The testing is being done out of an abundance of caution. The Department expects to have test results back by the end of the week... « read more »



NMDOH Working with CDC to Rule Out Ebola in Patient August 17, 2014 - Ebola Virus Disease - Disease

Out of an abundance of caution, the New Mexico Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to perform tests to rule out Ebola in a 30-year-old woman who developed sore throat, headache, muscle aches and fever. The woman is at UNM Hospital in Albuquerque in sta... « read more »