Why Is Burma The Worst Place In The World For Snakebites?

Each year, about 35,000 people around the world die from the bite of poisonous snakes.

More than half of them are in India, but the nation that suffers most from poisonous snakes is Burma.

Out of a population of 3.3 million, about 5,000 people in Burma die from snakebite each year. That’s an average of 150 deaths for each 1 million persons!

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Karen Hill is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist. Born in New York, her work has appeared in the Examiner, Yahoo News, Buzzfeed, among others.

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