Costa Rican Research Institute Develops Snakebite Antidotes

The Central American nation of Costa Rica is among the tropical countries in the world with a very high concentration of snakes. Twenty of the country’s more than 130 species are among the most poisonous. VOA reporter Iacopo Luzi traveled to Costa Rica to report on the work of a research institute that produces the snakebite antidotes that, in many cases, are the only things that make a difference between life and death.

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