Q. With reference to “Sickle Cell Anemia” consider the following statements:
1.It is a form of body disease that affects the white blood cells of the body.
2.There is no cure for most people with sickle cell anemia. 
Select the correct statement using the code given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. Sickle Cell Anemia is a form of inherited blood disorder that affects the red blood cells of the body. It is a part of a group of blood disorders called sickle cell disease.

Statement 2 is correct. There is no cure for sickle cell anemia. However, stem cell or bone marrow transplants can cure the disease, but these come with several risks.

Source: India Today