Tag archive for ‘New Mexico plague’
By Robert On Saturday, September 12th, 2015

Michigan via Colorado: 14th plague case reported in US

Reminiscent of the human plague case in August in a Georgia patient who contracted bubonic plague while visiting California’s Yosemite National Park, local media in Chaffee County, CO report on a case in a More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Mountain Lion and Coati are the latest animal plague deaths reported in New Mexico

The New Mexico Department of Health and the Department of Game and Fish report continuing instances of plague in the East Mountain area, which includes parts of Bernalillo, Torrance, and Santa Fe counties. Two animals, More...

By Robert On Monday, July 21st, 2014

New Mexico reports second human plague case of 2014

The New Mexico Department of Health is reporting a case of plague in a 43-year-old woman from Rio Arriba County who is currently hospitalized. Confirmatory testing was conducted at the Department’s Scientific More...

By Robert On Friday, April 25th, 2014

New Mexico reports first human plague case of 2014 in Torrance County Man

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has reported today the first case of human plague of the year in the state and in the United States in a man from Torrance County.  Confirmatory testing is being More...

By Robert On Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

New Mexico: Plague takes the life of Bernalillo County man

New Mexico health authorities are reporting the fourth case of human plague and the first fatality of 2013 in an 80-year-old Bernalillo County man. Image/David Benbennick Confirmation testing for the plague bacterium, More...

By Robert On Saturday, October 26th, 2013

Talking plague and the situation in New Mexico with Dr. Paul Ettestad

Plague is alive and well in the southwestern United States, particularly in New Mexico where the state has reported three human plague cases in 2013. This image depicts a magnified view of an oriental rat flea, More...

By Robert On Saturday, September 28th, 2013

All three bubonic plague cases in New Mexico have recovered: New Mexico health officials

In a follow-up to yesterday’s report of a third case of human plague being confirmed in New Mexico, state health officials are reporting that all three cases were bubonic and the three patients have recovered More...

By Robert On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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New Mexico reports third human plague case of 2013 in Santa Fe County man

The New Mexico Department of Health announced yesterday the third case of human plague of the year in a 52-year-old Santa Fe County man. Health officials say there will be an environmental investigation at the More...

By Robert On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

New Mexico reports second human case of plague of 2013 in Torrance County girl

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDH) announced today a probable case of plague in an 11-year-old girl from Torrance County, according to a health department press release Tuesday. Flea Image/CDC This is the More...

By Robert On Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

Albuquerque reports the plague in two dogs

The Albuquerque Environmental Health Department is reporting that two dogs that became sick in the East Mountains during the last month were ill with plague, according to a KASA.com report. This image depicts a More...

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