A 48-day-old baby in Bogota died of the AH1N1 flu, health authorities
announced. The baby is the fifth fatality of the virus in Colombia.
The baby died Monday, but the cause of death remained unconfirmed until Friday.
The victim was brought into a Bogota hospital on June 20th with his indigenous mother and ten others. Those who had been in touch with the baby are under medical surveillance.
According to officials, 152 people in Colombia are now confirmed to have been infected with the AH1N1 virus. Three further deaths are being investigated as being possibly related to the flu.