Consider the following pairs:

  1. Pig flu→ H1N1
  2. Dog flu→ H3N8
  3. Camel flu→ H6N1

  Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 & 2 Only

H6N1 is related to bird flu. Camel flu is also known as Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). It is caused by the MERS-corona virus (MERS-CoV). MERS-CoV is a betacoronavirus derived from bats.

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