Scientists believe men create more of a protein called amphiregulin which helps with healing.
The so-called "Spanish flu" of 1918 is thought to have killed between 50 and 100 million people around the world.
Although the flu is common, sometimes it can be life-changing.
"He joined the fire department just to give back to everybody. That's the type of heart he has."
The strain to which you lost your flu virginity will always hold a special status.
Frank Holland explained that his wife decided not to take the medication after she discovered it would cost her $116.
People with the flu can have a rash, though more common symptoms include a cough, a sore throat, body aches and fatigue.
Emily was given Tamiflu to relieve her symptoms.
Holding back could prove deadly, doctors warn.
Did the flu cause the hallucinations, or the treatment?
Are men wimps or do they have an inferior immune system?