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In the case of venomous snakes, an accurate understanding of their taxonomy is important to develop antivenom treatments for snakebite victims—or for those who have the misfortune of taking a spray of venom into their eyes.
The snakebite episode seems more useful to further other plot points, most notably MacKenzie's infatuation with McDonough's nurse at the hospital.
Experts say the real toll is likely much higher because so many poisonous snakebites go unreported.
In real life, McDonough never mentioned a snakebite nor a stay in the hospital in the days leading up to the Yarnell fire.
Some think the low air pressure in a hurricane’s eye might weakly draw up the contents of a volcano, like a TV cowboy sucking venom from his cowpoke friend's snakebite wound.
Over 1,300 snakebites are reported in children every year in the U.S., and 39 percent of those are from copperheads.
As a Russian visitor of 1389 reports, the Greeks believed that touching the column was a cure for snakebite.
Of the 52 reported snakebite cases in the state this year, 28 involved copperheads and two involved rattlesnakes, according to the officials.
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