By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating multiple outbreaks of norovirus around the state. The Department is recommending precautions be taken,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is announcing that the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans (Pd) has been detected on hibernating bats and cave walls in two eastern...

The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday shared an update about key legislation intended to combat congenital syphilis in New Mexico. Syphilis during pregnancy can lead to serious birth defects...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 A cat in Los Alamos County has been diagnosed with plague, making it the first plague case in New Mexico this year, according to the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH). The...

By News Desk  @bactiman63 The New Mexico Department of Health on Wednesday announced the state’s first case of the B117 coronavirus variant. A male in his 60’s has the variant; he is associated with...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On Friday, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state public health officials announced the state of New Mexico will temporarily re-enact a statewide order closing in-person services...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating a suspected case of wound botulism in Bernalillo County. The man in his 30’s is hospitalized and has...

The New Mexico Department of Health has reported a hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) case in a 50-something Taos County man. The patient is currently hospitalized. The patient reported to health officials...

By NewsDesk @bactiman63 Just about two weeks since reporting their first human plague case of the year in Santa Fe County, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reports the death of a man in his...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In the past two weeks, human plague cases have been reported in Jefferson County, Colorado and Navajo County, Arizona. Today, the New Mexico Department of Health...