Health May 19

Outbreak on edge of Navajo Nation overwhelms rural hospital

While much of New Mexico is showing signs of emerging from the initial wave of the pandemic, stubbornly high rates of infection and death persist in the state's northwest corner — including in the Navajo Nation that extends into Arizona…

Health May 09

Small tribes seal borders, push testing to keep out virus

Small Native American pueblos across New Mexico are embracing extraordinary isolation measures that turn away outsiders as well as near-universal testing to try to insulate themselves from a contagion with frightening echoes of the past.

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