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Is the flu as scary as media stories make it out to be?

The seasonal flu, influenza, is front page news across North America. Every day we are reading or hearing of someone who has died - and often it is someone young and healthy, the last person you would expect to die from the flu.So is the flu as scary as the media is making it out to be? Yes - and no.Millions of people around the world get the flu. They can be very sick for a few days with body soreness and muscle aches, terrible cough, fever, and more.
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