NPR: Snakebites Make the List of "Neglected Tropical Diseases"

A girl is treated for a snake bite at an MSF outdoor support clinic in Thaker, Leer County, South Sudan.
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Snakebites kill more than 100,000 people per year, the World Health Organziation has recently added venomous snake bites to its list of neglected tropical diseases. NPR speaks with Julien Potet, a neglected tropical diseases policy adviser at Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), about the issue. View external media.