The median age of those with the pandemic virus has been 12 to 17 years, the WHO said on July 24, citing data from Canada, Chile, Japan, U.K. and the U.S.
The H1N1 strain is genetically related to the 1918 Spanish Flu strain that killed an estimated 50 million people.
SHOOT: "It's a mild flu no different to ordinary influenza. Don't panic. Repeat: Don't panic." Actually, it's different to ordinary flu in that it's a new and exotic virus that we don't have natural immunity for, in other words, it's VERY VERY serious.