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Venom Experts Say Global Snakebite Toll Far Exceeds Estimates

Venom specialists said Wednesday that diseases and disabilities caused by snakebites are far higher than official global health estimates suggest and that anti-venom stocks are running dangerously low. In a joint statement after a five-day conference in Britain, the international experts said snakebites kill more people than all other so-called Neglected Tropical Diseases combined, yet get little attention or funding from the World Health Organization or from governments. Citing new...

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