With reference to swine flu, which among the following is / are correct statements?
1. Swine flu viruses are spread mainly from person to person through droplets spread while coughing or sneezing by a person infected with the H1N1.
2. Swine flu viruses are readily spread by pork products
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [A] Only 1

Flu viruses are spread mainly from person to person through droplets created while coughing or sneezing by a person infected with the H1N1. Swine flu cannot be spread by pork products since the virus is not transmitted through food. Pork products are absolutely safe if properly cooked.

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