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Plague Activity Detected in North Albuquerque Acres April 10, 2017 - 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 a stray cat found in North Albuquerque Acres was confirmed to have died of plague. A recent case of plague in a dog in the same vicin... « read more »



First Fatal Case of Hantavirus This Year April 7, 2017 - Zoonotic Diseases - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that a 54-year-old man from San Juan County has died of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome. This is the second case of HPS confirmed in New Mexico this year. An environmental investigation has been conducted at the man’s home to help reduce the risk t... « read more »