AFRO Pharmaceuticals Newsletter, Volume 5, Number 1, March 2008. Snakes and Snake Bites – Part 2: Venoms and Antivenoms
(2008; 4 pages)


In the last issue of the AFRO Pharmaceuticals Newsletter (Volume 4, No.1, July 2007), we discussed the prevention of snakebites. We looked at the rather difficult co-existence between humans and snakes, the distribution of snakes in the African Region, ways of preventing snake bites, the first important things that need to be done (first aid) and to be avoided in case of snake bite, and some traditional aspects of snakes and snake bites...

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