What should you do if you get bitten by a snake, and are numbers on the rise?

2 Feb 2023
Dr Christina Zdenek holding a snake
Dr Christina Zdenek says people should never try to catch snakes without professional help. Image: Dr Nick Hamilton

Hundreds of Queenslanders are bitten by snakes each year, with reports peaking in the warmer months. So how can we keep safe when they're on the move?

Already this year nearly 100 snake bites have been called in to Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS), including three in a single night.

Sometimes those bites are fatal.

The University of Queensland's Dr Christina Zdenek takes you through what to do if you spot a snake and how big a risk they pose. 

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