Snakes are everywhere in Bangkok and, if you are here long enough, you will likely see a few.Up to 5 million people are bitten by snakes every year – mostly in Asia and Africa. Hundreds of Thailand’s snake species are poisonous and, if you do get bitten by a snake in Bangkok you should know what to do.

Only last month the WHO launched a campaign to reduce snake bites/fatalities/injuries by 50% globally.

You should be prepared to know what First Aid to use when a snake bite occurs, knowing this can make a difference between life, death or permanent disability.

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