Created for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) for their report on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). This shows dangers and prevalence of snakebite injuries in parts of Africa. Left untreated, venom can cause severe disabilities, necrosis leading to amputation, and death. Snake depicted is a puff adder. Inset of swollen foot shows beginning of necrosis. Workers in poor countries often do not have protective footwear and gloves.
Keywords: Editorial, Education, Patient Education, Allergy / Immunology, Disease Management, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacology, Health & Wellness
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