The Top 5 Countries with the Most Snakebites

  Country Number of Envenomings
(per year)
Number of Deaths
1 India 81,399 15,000
2 Sri Lanka 32,902 948
3 Viet Nam 29,970 4,368
4 Brazil 29,536 290
5 Mexico 28,056 796
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Sources:  Anuradhani Kasturiratne, A. Rajitha Wickremasinghe, Nilanthi de Silva, N. Kithsiri Gunawardena, Arunasalam Pathmeswaran, Ranjan Premaratna, Lorenzo Savioli, David G Lalloo, H. Janaka de Silva. (2008). The Global Burden of Snakebite: "A Literature Analysis and Modelling Based on Regional Estimates of Envenoming and Deaths." Please visit the source here

List Notes: Data is ranked by number of snake envenomings per year and is a LOW estimate. Deaths are a HIGH estimate.
Countries with the Most Snakebites

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