Chidiebere Nwoke: Man bitten by snake dies after being taken to herbalist

Chidiebere Nwoke: Man bitten by snake dies after being taken to herbalist

- Chidiebere Christopher Nwoke was taken to a herbalist after he was bitten by a snake on his farm

- The farmer unknowingly struck the snake with his machete while weeding his farm, and the snake struck back

- Nwoke gave up the ghost as a result of the snake bite and has since been taken to the mortuary

A man identified as Chidiebere Christopher Nwoke has breathed his last after he was bitten by a snake on his farm in Umahia, the Abia state capital, on Friday, February 6.

Nwoke was weeding his farm with his brother when he unknowingly struck a viper snake, which retaliated by biting him on his left hand, Gistreel reports.

Legit.ng notes that the snake bite resulted in the swelling of the hand and the victim was taken to an anti-poison native doctor afterwards.

Man bitten by snake dies after being taken to herbalist in Umuahia (photos)
Chidiebere Christopher Nwoke. Photo credit: Gistreel
Source: UGC

He was said to have been given some herbal drugs, but the drugs did not help him.

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Man bitten by snake dies after being taken to herbalist in Umuahia (photos)
Chidiebere Christopher Nwoke gave up the ghost as a result of the snake bite and has since been taken to the mortuary. Photo credit: Gistreel
Source: UGC

Nwoke died as a result of the snake bite and his remains have since been deposited at the mortuary.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a research team at the University of Jos made important breakthrough in the production of a vaccine to tackle the effect of snakebite.

The “covip-plus vaccine…is meant to prevent and neutralise the infusion of snake venom into human and animal tissue or blood.”

Professor Sebastian Maimako who sits as vice chancellor of the institution confirmed the breakthrough.

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He called on the federal government and medical companies to “synergise with the institution to produce the vaccine as an indigenous product.

In a related news, a pastor who is the founder of Miracle Working God Ministry in Sapele, Delta state, lamented after his wife died from snake bite hours after their wedding.

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The man of God named Patrick Eyaefe recounted how the sheer negligence of a private hospital led to the death of his beloved.

The man who is 44 years old narrated the story of him and his late wife. According to him, they had been together for eight years, but they were yet to legalise the marriage. So, after all these years, he decided to do what was right.

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