The Icky Truth: Right now, your school is a hotbed of germs and viruses, just waiting to make you miserable. But these sneaky tricks can help stop them.
The truth is, a runny nose and a hacking cough are the least of your worries. Right now is prime time for the flu virus (aka influenza), which experts warn can spread quickly and knock you out hard. So use these tricks to beef up your immune system, avoid the surprising stuff that spreads sickness, and keep your germs contained. (You’ll thank us later—we swear.)