True or false? In the U.S., you have about a ninety-five percent chance of surviving a venomous snakebite.
True. “In the U.S., you have over a ninety-five percent chance of surviving a poisonous snake bite. With the proper use of anti-venom, it’s about ninety-nine-and-a-half percent survival.”
True or false? You shouldn’t cut into the snakebite marks or try to suck the poison out.
Photo: CDC/James Gathany.