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Department of Health Investigates Outbreak of Hepatitis A in Albuquerque November 19, 2018 - Hepatitis Prevention - Alert

The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A in Bernalillo County. Since the end of October NMDOH has confirmed four acute hepatitis A virus infections in adults ranging in age from 34-53 years. « read more »



A World of Trouble from One Chronic Illness July 27, 2016 - Hepatitis Prevention - Awareness

Hepatitis is one of those silent illnesses we talk about often in public health. It’s estimated to be the seventh leading cause of death in the world, and yet it is one of those infections that many people living with it are not even aware they have. « read more »



National Hepatitis Awareness Month Promotion May 23, 2016 - Hepatitis Prevention - Awareness

May is National Hepatitis Awareness Month. During 2014 in the United States, deaths associated with Hepatitis C reached an all-time high of 19,659 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In New Mexico, there are between 30,000 and 45,000 people living with chronic Hepatitis C Vi... « read more »



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 »