The Associated Press
Second case of plague confirmed
SANTA FE — State health officials say New Mexico has a second confirmed human case of plague this year.
The Department of Health Services’ announcement Tuesday says the latest case involves a 77-year-old man in the Albuquerque area.
The new human case follows one involving a 16-year-old Rio Arriba County boy who has since recovered.
New Mexico had four cases of the disease last year with one death.