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Mini-Quiz: Antibiotics Useless for Viral Infections

by Ron Kurtus (8 October 2013)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. What can be done about a strep throat infection?

Nothing much, since diseases of the throat can't be cured

Using an antibiotic to help kill the bacteria

Getting a flu shot

2. What can be done to cure a bad cold?

Get a heavy dose of penicillin

Eat plenty of garlic

Use cough mediice to get some relief while the cold runs its course

3. Why do doctors often improperly prescribe antibiotics?

Because patients expect some sort of medicine

There is noting wrong with getting extra antibiotics

It is the least expensive solution

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in being Healthy. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Drink to your health

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