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Byline: Taye Obateru
A health centre in Langtang North Local Government Area of Plateau State is almost turning into a snake bite treatment centre, recording over 300 cases of snake bites monthly.
According to statistics from Comprehensive Health Centre Zamko owned by the Jos University Teaching Hospital, over half of patients on admission are victims of snake bites.
An official of the Federal Ministry of Health, Dr. Nandul Dofa, who is involved in the management of snake bite cases at the centre said about 236 cases of snake bites were treated in April, 345 in May while over 300 had so far been treated this month.
He said only one death arising …