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Scientists developing universal antivenom that neutralizes the poison of 28 different snakes

At present, treatment of snakebites has its own set of challenges. For instance, currently-available antivenoms are specific to particular snake species, and must be kept refrigerated when not used. To expedite the treatment procedure, researchers are developing what they are calling a “universal snakebite antidote” that could neutralize 28 different venoms. What is more, it…