Q. With reference to Kyasanur Forest disease (KFD) consider the following statements:
1.It is a viral haemorrhagic fever endemic to South-western part of India.
2.It is non-zoonotic disease.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1: Kyasanur Forest disease (KFD) is a viral haemorrhagic fever endemic to South-western part of India.

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. It is a zoonotic disease as it spread to human after the bite of hard tick. It is mainly spread amongst the forest and agricultural workers.

Source: Live Mint