In the night of Sunday, July 2, in the village of Tuba, located in the Upper Galilee, near Hazor and Glilit, poisonous snake – apparently, the snake – bitten person 43-the summer local resident.
Medics arrived on the scene ambulance «Magen David Adom» rendered first aid and took him to the medical center «Ziv», Safed.
The condition of the man is estimated by doctors as from moderate to severe.
Snakes in Israel are active almost all year round, except for a few winter months. Many of them are poisonous. When meeting with a snake is better to retreat, not try to chase and not to provoke the attack. If bitten you should immediately call the ambulance.
Experts also advise when possible, photograph the snake that bit the person, then the doctors could more precisely select the optimal method of treatment.