COVID-19

New Mexico health officials believe 1 is dead after livestock drug overdose

New Mexico Health officials believe at least one person has died in the state after taking ivermectin to treat COVID-19. In a press conference Wednesday Dr. David Scrase issued a stern warning to New Mexicans to not take the anti-parasite drug sold at veterinary supply stores as a potential treatment for COVID-19.

Staffing shortage causes Clovis school to temporarily close

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) – School districts across the state are dealing with the impacts of COVID-19. One high school in southeastern New Mexico had to close Friday because they didn’t have enough teachers able to come to work. The Clovis Municipal School District had to close Clovis High due to a

COVID-19 booster shot immunity with breakthrough cases

It’s been eight months since the first COVID-19 vaccine was made available, and booster shots are on the horizon. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends people take the booster shot at that eighth-month mark, but what happens if you’ve gotten the virus after being vaccinated?

Plenty of New Mexicans traveled on Labor Day weekend

Number of people at airports hit pre-pandemic levels ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Millions of New Mexicans hit the road and the friendly skies this weekend and for some of them, it was the first time since the pandemic they have traveled. “For the most part it is at full capacity,” said Simon

Some New Mexicans turn to livestock drug to treat, prevent coronavirus

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Local health officials said some New Mexicans are taking a drug meant for livestock to treat or prevent COVID-19 in people. Despite the drug not being approved by the FDA or other national health organizations to treat COVID, the state’s Poison Center said they’ve seen an increase