Due to the level of development of modern science and technology researchers it is possible not only to make a new discovery, but also to check the scientific theories of the past. Modern scientists have found that some well-known facts are actually myths.

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Antibiotics cure viruses. This myth is the most common and perhaps the most dangerous. To ensure its falsity, it suffices to recall that the word "antibiotic" means "kills a living", but modern science says that viruses are not living organisms. The mechanism of their functioning is completely different and antibiotics are not able to deal with them.