Anti-venom: In Nigeria’s ‘snake communities’ victims travel several kilometres, sell livestock to treat snakebites

In Nigeria, getting bitten by a snake is one thing, paying the ‘price’ to stay alive, as many have discovered, is another. Some survivors gave an insight into their traumatic experiences. ADEBAYO FOLORUNSHO-FRANCIS reports: After a long and torturous journey from Jalingo, Joida Wakili, a snakebite victim, made it to Kaltungo General Hospital in Gombe….

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