This year's colder weather and low humidity may be the reason behind all the missed days at work and school due to the flu, says Dr. Andrew Bonwit, pediatric infectious disease expert at Loyola University Health System.
People are wondering: Will chicken soup cure it?
Bonwit weighs in on the 10 most common myths, including chicken soup. See how many you get correct.You might also like:
3. If I don't vomit, I didn't have the flu: Fiction
"Influenza can cause vomiting and diarrhea, but not always. Influenza is mainly a respiratory illness. It is possible to have a stomach virus but that is not influenza."