December 2, 2021

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The public health crisis you may not know about: snakebites

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Over 100,000 people die every year from snakebites, and another 450,000 suffer life-altering injuries. The World Health Organization has labeled snakebites an epidemic, and reports that only half of the anti-venom needed globally is currently being produced. Special correspondent Benedict Moran and video journalist Jorgen Samso report from Nigeria, the epicenter of snakebites in Africa.

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