10 Things You Didn’t Know About Flu
It’s just a nickname that came about because you feel crappy in similar ways to the real flu. But, WebMD says, if you don’t have fever or body ache, you likely don’t have the flu – just a gastrointestinal virus of some sort.
6 - The flu vaccine can’t give you the fluThe vaccines only contain a dead piece of the flu virus, and a dead virus can’t infect you. There is a nasal vaccine that contains a live virus, but that particular vaccine is designed to seek and destroy the part of the virus that actually makes you sick.
7 - This one is Snopes-verified – Donald Rumsfeld owns stock in Gilead Sciences, the company that makes Tamiflu