Q. With reference to avian influenza consider the following statements:
1.It is a disease caused by infection with influenza type A viruses.
2.It is a non-zoonotic disease.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1: avian influenza also known as bird flu is a disease caused by infection with influenza type A viruses.

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. It is a zoonotic disease that means it can be spread from animals to humans.

Source: The Hindu