India  /  Published 27.04.22

Study to curb snakebite deaths

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bhubaneswar is undertaking a research study with a target to reduce snakebite incidents in Odisha. The department of forensic medicine and toxicology (...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 19.07.21

Farmers given snake shields in Hooghly

One hundred farmers in Hooghly district on Friday got a pair of gumboots and gloves, each, as a shield against snakebites, from an organisation that works to reduce human-wildlife conflict. The monso...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.19

Snakebite death triggers therapy query

A retired man with a passion to rescue wild animals straying into domestic settlements died after a snakebite last week, even after receiving anti-venom doses thrice at government hospitals.The death ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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