Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS):

  1. is also known as camel flu
  2. outbreak in 2016 was responsible for maximum deaths in Africa
  3. mainly spreads through respiratory secretions or body fluids

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 3 Only

First statement is incorrect because Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is known as camel flu. Second statement is incorrect because no cases of SARS have been reported worldwide since 2004.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module