snake bite

Uttar Pradesh woman sits on snakes lying on bed during phone call, gets bitten and dies

A pair of snakes had entered the house and climbed onto the bed which had a printed bed cover.

published on : 12th September 2019

300 snakebite cases reported in last two months in Andhra Pradesh

According to the officials, Venkateswaramma of Etimoga village in Nagayalanka mandal was bitten by a snake at her residence. 

published on : 25th August 2019

Hiss of death: Odisha faces new disaster

More than snakebites, factors like dependence on sorcerers, non-availability of ASV at rural health facilities and lack of expertise are other reasons behind spike in deaths

published on : 19th August 2019

Hiss of death: Odisha faces new disaster

In Odisha, sorcerers not only get the first call in snakebite cases but are also expected to revive the dead in many instances, such is the sway of superstition over basic medical science.

published on : 18th August 2019

Awareness drive on snakebites takes place in Vijayawada

According to officials, as many as 12 people in the district died of snake bites in August, while around 150 incidents of snakebite cases have been reported since January 2019.

published on : 14th August 2019

Sorcerer attempts to resurrect deceased in Odisha

Family members of the snakebite victim brought a sorcerer who claimed to resurrect him through witchcraft in District Headquarters Hospital in Bhawanipatna.

published on : 26th July 2019

Snake bite patient at government hospital in Madhya Pradesh gets exorcised

The incident became public when the visuals of the exercise went viral on social media on Monday.

published on : 17th July 2019

Sorcerer tries to bring dead woman to life in Odisha 

A sorcerer tried to resurrect a woman, who died of snakebite, near the post-mortem wing of Padampur Sub-Divisional Hospital on June 23.

published on : 24th June 2019

Telangana's Basti Dawakhanas and UPHCs ill-equipped to handle snake bites

This seems to be ironical as Basti Dawakhanas had come up to compensate for areas where people did not have access to a healthcare centre. 

published on : 27th May 2019

Kochi: Doctors bring 16-year-old back from brink of death

Abin was taken to Rajagiri Hospital 16 hours after he was bitten by the snake.

published on : 1st March 2019