Mathew Stock

Deadly snakes 'milked' to create potent new anti-venom

Apr 02 2015

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND / KADUNA, NIGERIA - A new anti-venom to treat victims of potentially deadly snake bites in sub-Saharan Africa is just a few years away from reality, according to scientists at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM). They aim to create a potent new anti-venom that can be stored safely at room temperature, without the need for refrigeration. | Video

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