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Mosquitoes Capable of Transmitting Zika Virus in Roosevelt County July 21, 2016 - Zoonotic Diseases - Disease

Aedes albopictus, a species of mosquito that can transmit Zika virus, has been identified in Roosevelt County. This is the first time this mosquito species has been identified in this county. « read more »



Human Plague Case Confirmed in Bernalillo County July 18, 2016 - Zoonotic Diseases - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health, the City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department, and the Bernalillo County Health Protection Section announced today a confirmed case of plague in a 77-year-old man from Bernalillo County. The case was confirmed at the Department of Health’s Scientific... « read more »



Department of Health Investigates Shigellosis July 14, 2016 - Foodborne Disease Agents - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health is investigating an increase in cases of Shigella sonnei that has mostly been affecting Lea and Eddy counties. Among the 36 people who have been identified, the large majority were children associated with child care centers and their family members. « read more »



Two Human Tularemia Cases Confirmed in Bernalillo County July 12, 2016 - Zoonotic Diseases - Disease

The City of Albuquerque Environmental Health Department, the New Mexico Department of Health and the Bernalillo County Health Protection Section announced today that 2 cases of human tularemia have been confirmed from Bernalillo County, with one of the individuals likely being exposed in the bosque... « read more »