8 most common flu myths

POSTED: 08:26 AM PDT Sep 26, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 06, 2015 

An influenza outbreak has reached widespread levels in 43 states. Here’s a list of the 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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