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  • Shiloh
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    Minor fifth fatality of human influenza in Colombia
    Today 22:26 --

    Bogot?, 10 Jul (Notimex) .- The Ministry of Health of Bogota reported that a newborn girl became the fifth victim of human influenza in the country, where so far there are 152 cases of people infected.

    48 days of a girl who was taken to a hospital by her mother, an Indian based in Bogota, died on July 6, although it was served with the medical protocol for respiratory illness.

    According to the report submitted by the secretary in charge of Health, Juan Varela, "within the presumptive diagnosis was that of respiratory virus A/H1N1 why samples were taken for analysis."

    The result was confirmed Friday by the National Institute of Health, who stated that the minor victim died of pneumonia and pulmonary hypertension.

    Since the virus A/H1N1 entered Colombia, four people had died, three women and one man, the newborn became the fifth fatality.

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    5th A/H1N1 death in Colombia reported


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    Baby dies Colombian human influenza * There are 784 thousand cases suspected

    This brings to five the number killed by the pandemic and 153 infected in this country

    BOGOTA, COLOMBIA .- A baby born about 48 days of this city died because of human influenza, bringing to five the number killed by the pandemic and infected 153, reported on Friday, the director of the National Institutes of Health Juan Gonzalo Lopez.

    The baby is the fourth person killed in Bogot? by the disease. The other case was filed in Soacha, a town near the capital.

    The official said that it is "the total of 153 positive cases of swine flu''in Colombia, and 784 thousand suspected of having contracted the viral infection.

    Juan Varela, director in charge of the Health Secretariat of Bogota, in a press conference, stressed the recommendations for personal hygiene to the residents of this city, where most are infected in the country, 44 out of 153 counted.