Snakebite prevention program saves lives

Deutsche Welle/World in Progress

Up to 140,000 people die from snakebites worldwide every year, another 400,000 are severely disabled. Most are poor people living in rural areas. But there are ways to reduce the risk. DW Reporter Laura Salm-Reifferscheidt traveled to E-Swatini in Southern Africa, to find out whether snakebite prevention and treatment efforts in the small kingdom might be an example for other countries.
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