National Venomous Bites and Stings Day to help keep Aussies safe

21 Nov 2022
Chris and Christina
Chris Hay and Dr Christina Zdenek

University of Queensland snake and venom researcher Dr Christina Zdenek is working hard to keep Australians (and snakes) safe, as part of a new awareness campaign being run by the country’s largest biotechnology firm.

National Venomous Bites and Stings Day was launched on 19 November by CSL Seqirus, partnering with Dr Zdenek, and her husband Chris Hay’s snake-handling-training company the Australian Reptile Academy, to help raise awareness about the risks of venomous animals.

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