Global & Disaster Medicine

Snake envenomation in India: Every year, 49 000 people in rural India die from snakebite poisoning


  • “…..Morbidities attributable to snakebite are still high, and 44% of snakebite-associated mortalities are because of capillary leak syndrome characterized by swelling, hypotension, and hemoconcentration; and renal failure due to Russell ‘s viper poisoning.
  • In 2017, WHO categorized snakebite as a high-priority neglected tropical disease and in
  • May, 2018, WHO resolved to decrease the mortality and morbidity of snakebite poisoning and coordinate global efforts to control snakebite…..”

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