By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Friday, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham invoked the state’s Riot Control Act, authorizing her to enact further temporary restrictions to mitigate the uninhibited...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Mexico state health officials issued a Public Health Order Friday concerning syphilis testing of pregnant women in light of an increase in congenital syphilis...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews New Mexico health officials report investigating a suspected case of wound botulism. The patient is currently hospitalized in Albuquerque. This is the third suspected...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the first time since 2017, New Mexico health officials have reported a human plague case. The confirmed case is reported in a 72-year-old man from Torrance County. The...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 New Mexico health officials report investigating seven mumps cases at the Torrance County Detention Facility. Mumps is a highly contagious disease that is spread through the...

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) reports two cases of hepatitis A infection have been confirmed in Rio Arriba County. Both are related to the ongoing hepatitis A outbreak in Bernalillo County...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is investigating six mumps cases in Bernalillo County. The cases are in people ages ranging from seven to 41 years. “We...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews This year, the Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) outbreak began on June 21, 2019, when the National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa confirmed...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The New Mexico Livestock Board (NMLB) has reported suspect Vesicular Stomatitis Virus(VSV) horses (classic tongue and lip lesions) in Valencia and Los Alamos counties. According...

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) today reports the death of a 42-year-old McKinley County woman has died of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). This is the second case of HPS confirmed in...