GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Believe it or not, “man flu” may actually be a real thing!

New research suggests men could, in fact, be more susceptible to respiratory illnesses than women.

Dr. Frank Rhame, an infectious disease specialist with Allina Health shared how this “immunity gap” might work and how both men and women can keep cold and flu bugs at bay this season.

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