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First Human West Nile Virus Case in New Mexico for 2015 May 29, 2015 - Zoonotic Diseases - Disease

The New Mexico Department of Health announced today that a 12-year-old girl from Valencia County has been diagnosed with West Nile virus infection. She was hospitalized with neuroinvasive disease, the more serious form of the illness, but is now at home recovering. This is the first human case of We... « read more »



Some Asthma Facts in New Mexico May 28, 2015 - Asthma - Disease

Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It affects adults, but it is the most common long-term disease of children. « read more »



Rabid Fox from Lincoln County Has New Rabies Strain May 19, 2015 - Zoonotic Diseases - Disease

A rabid fox from Lincoln County that bit a woman on April 20 had a strain of rabies that has never before been identified. « read more »



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 »