"Oh, you poor baby. I'm going to take care of your booboo. Let me rub your feet and fluff your pillow and clean up your spew. Oho, that's quite all right, dear, this dress was old. Now, you just lie down and sleep while I call a lawyer, I mean a doctor. Lie still..."
According to this thing, here, it says men do feel the flu symptoms stronger than women.
I'll reserve my judgement. But, ya all know what I'm thinking.