8 most common flu myths

Published On: Sep 26 2012 08:26:25 AM PDT   Updated On: Dec 04 2016 11:00:00 PM PST

Think you know everything about the flu? See if you've been fooled by the eight most common flu myths.

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Reality: The flu is a virus; antibiotics only help with bacterial infections. Try an antiviral like Tamiflu within the first two days of catching the virus instead.

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