Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Death adders cause permanent damage

New research shows death adder bites can cause permanent damage to the human nervous system.

Photo by Doug Beckers, available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license

Photo by Doug Beckers, available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license

Medical researchers say neurotoxic effects occur even when antivenom injections are given quickly.

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