True or false? In the U.S., you have about a ninety-five percent chance of surviving a venomous snakebite.

Venomous eastern cottonmouth snake.

 

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.”

Snake-Bite Treatment Vs. Vampire-Bite Treatment

 


Question #2

True or false? You shouldn’t cut into the snakebite marks or try to suck the poison out.

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