PBS News Weekend

Season 14, Episode 15 of 99

Every five minutes, someone dies from a poisonous snakebite and another four people suffer permanent disabilities. The World Health Organization (WHO) has set a target of reducing in half the number of deaths due to snakebites by 2030. Nigeria has the highest number of snakebite deaths in Africa, affecting thousands of people in the country. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Benedict Moran and video journalist Jorgen Samso report.

Previously Aired

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Time
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8/22/2020
6 p.m.
8/22/2020
7 p.m.
8/23/2020
5 a.m.
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