How to milk a snake
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How to milk the venom from a snake

Tens of thousands of people die from snake bites every year and many of the victims are children in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa.

Anti-venom would save their lives, but the venom needed to make the cure is in short supply.

One place where it is collected is Kenya's Bio-Ken snake farm, and it supplies venom to the only anti-venom manufacturer in Africa.

Royjan Taylor shows how he manages to get the vital ingredient - without getting bitten .

  • 25 Jan 2016
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