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Op-Ed-Monkeypox: What is it? Am I at risk? Who should get vaccinated? How can we stop the spread? September 6, 2022 - Mpox Virus - Vaccination

By Dr. Laura Chanchien Parajon and T. Justin Garoutte, MPH, CPH Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by the monkeypox virus, which is in the same family of viruses that cause smallpox but is much milder. There are currently 26 cases in New Mexico « read more »



Department of Health reports probable monkeypox case in state July 11, 2022 - Mpox Virus - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) reports the state’s first probable case of monkeypox in New Mexico. The patient returned from out-of-state travel and was likely exposed through contact. « read more »