11 Facts About Our Bodies That Turned Out to Be Myths

Myth #9: Antibiotics kill viruses

11 Facts About Our Bodies That Turned Out to Be Myths

Antibiotics only kill bacteria. Influenza is caused by viruses that don’t react to antibiotics. In this case, it’s like applying a Band-Aid to get rid of a headache: it just won’t work.

Myth #10: Chocolate gives you blackheads

Scientists once carried out an experiment: they gave dozens of people bars that contained ten times more chocolate than normal.

11 Facts About Our Bodies That Turned Out to Be Myths

When they compared the number of blackheads these people had before and after the experiment, they found no differences. It might sound strange, but it’s true.