African nations face snake-venom antidote crisis

Medical emergency looms as company that supplies drug prepares to end its manufacture, citing high production costs.

    Experts are warning that a medical emergency is looming in some African countries. The last batch of an effective snake-venom antidote expires next year. The company which supplies the drug is blaming high production costs for ending its manufacture.

    Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from northern Nigeria.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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