Venoms in the U.S.

Venoms in the U.S. NaturalPoisoningCases 0536 7


Mapping out poisoning cases is a use for NPHG that is pretty much indisputable.  So what does it teach us?

This video is a demonstration of the natural versus human ecology of venomous animals, inferred by the distribution of envenomation cases related to these animals.  An interesting portrayal of cases related to outdoor activities, for comparison with animals with spatial distributions defined by indoor, personal pet keeping practices.

This result may also be related to in-migration of animal vectored disease patterns, and respiratory conditions generated by hypersensitivity to animal dander.

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