7 Common Myths about Swine Flu

Sort of fact vs. fiction when it comes to H1N1 (9 Photos)

Jessica Snyder Sachs on Aug 17, 2010 at 6:38PM

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7 Common Myths about Swine Flu

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Scared of getting sick with the flu—or just sick of all the swine-flu hullabaloo? It's easy to feel a little of both after months of H1N1 headlines dominating the news. To preserve your sanity as well as your health, it helps to sort the facts from the fables that have circulated about the world's first pandemic flu in more than 40 years. Here are seven of the most common myths health experts are trying to dispel.

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