The New Mexico Department of Health is asking anyone who received an injection in an Albuquerque bath to be tested after two people who had a "vampire facial" were diagnosed with HIV in two patients VIP Spa discovered who received "vampire" facials – a procedure that injects a person's own blood into the face to refresh their skin – between March and September 2018.
The two were found the same Viral strain had contracted – the likelihood that the two cases resulted from the procedures performed at VIP Spa increased health.
According to the US Department of Health, VIP Spa concluded after an inspection on September 7, 201
Kathy Kunkel, secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health, said in a statement that more than 100 patients who received injection services were tested for HIV. as well as hepatitis B and C.
"Tests are important for everyone as there are effective treatments for HIV and many hepatitis infections," said Kunkel.
The case was popularized in 2013 by Kim Kardashian West after posting a post-selfie on Instagram with blood on her face.