A Briton is on the mend after surviving a cobra bite in India.
A British employee of a non-governmental organization that survived the new coronavirus COVID-19, dengue and malaria, is recovering after from a snake bite life-threatening in the state of Rajasthan in western India.
What snake bit the British?
Ian Jones was bitten by a cobra in rural Jodhpur and admitted to the local hospital, about 350 kilometers from the regional capital Jaipur.
“The Briton entered the establishment last week after of a snake bite in a town in the region. Initially it was suspected that he also had COVID-19 (for the second time) but finally it tested negative ”.
Said this Saturday Dr. Abhishek Tater, who treated him at Medipulse Hospital.
“While in the hospital, he was conscious and had snake bite symptoms, including blurred vision and difficulty walking, but these are generally transient symptoms,” added Tater.
Jones’ son Seb said his father had already experienced malaria, dengue and COVID-19.
“He had not been able to travel home due to the pandemic and as a family we understood his desire to continue supporting the many people who trusted him. However, we were naturally concerned for him and then when we heard that he had also suffered what is usually a fatal snake bite in addition to everything that had happened, we honestly couldn’t believe it. “
“We are very grateful to his colleagues who have been brilliant and joined him in his time of need, as indeed he did for them.” said the son of the British after the bite of the cobra.
Jones was released earlier in the week. “We believe that it will not suffer long-term consequences. If it still hasn’t improved, it will do so in the next few days “added the doctor.
He also stated that snakebites are frequent in rural areas region of.
The Briton works with traditional artisans in Rajasthan and together with the NGO Sabirian, helps them import their products to Great Britain.
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