Thalassemia

Consider the following statements:

  1. Thalassemia is a non-inherited blood disorder in which the body makes an abnormal form of hemoglobin.
  2. The disorder results in excessive destruction of red blood cells, which leads to anemia.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

A
Only 1
B
Both 1 and 2
C
Only 2
D
Neither 1 nor 2
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