(Dan Tri) – Recently, vipers appear a lot in the provinces of Quang Ngai, Quang Nam, Hue, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An… many people were bitten by vipers and had to be hospitalized. The obsession with snake roots appears in the lives of many locals in the Central region.

Explaining this phenomenon, an expert from the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources said, it is still necessary to have research and specific information in the localities to be able to give an accurate answer. However, experts have made some judgments such as: this year’s warm weather is a favorable factor for snakes to breed (snakes usually mate around March-May, spawn from August to November. ); It is possible that more abundant food sources and suitable habitats have stimulated the development of vipers, especially in residential areas along the forest.

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Meanwhile, Vietnam is a country with a diversity of snake species. As for vipers, currently 22 species of viperidae are recorded. Particularly, the group of green vipers (of the genus Trimeresurus) has 8 species. The most common species is the white-lipped viper (also known as the red-tailed viper or the bamboo viper Trimeresurus albolabris).Viper identification

Vipers have short upper jaws, have 2 large venom hooks in front of the jaw, and have venom ducts that connect with venom glands. The head of the snake is triangular in shape, covered with small scales or with large scales, clearly distinguishing it from the neck. Most species have a cheek pit intermediate between the eye and the nose. The cheek pit has the function of sensing heat, so that snakes recognize warm-blooded prey (birds, mammals) near them.
Snake about 40-65 cm long, green back, sometimes with faint white streaks across body, flanks with white stripes close to abdomen (this stripe is usually absent or very faint in females), sucker The tail is usually burgundy (so called the red-tailed viper).

Vipers usually live on the ground or on trees (body and tail curled into branches, hanging to stalk prey) and usually do not actively attack people.
On-site prevention and first aid when bitten by a snake

In the face of the recent appearance of many vipers, many people who have been bitten have been hospitalized, causing anxiety for people, scientists and experts give some advice to prevent snakebites such as: after:

Vipers usually live on bushes near forests, fields or gardens, when moving, they can crawl on the ground. Therefore, to avoid snakes entering the house, it is necessary to clear the bushes and vines around the house. Because snakes are often active at night, if traveling at night, it is necessary to have flashlights on both sides of the aisle to promptly detect snakes along the roadside. In case of going to the forest, it is necessary to wear shoes and boots. Catching snakes requires tools (sticks, tongs, leather gloves)
According to the recommendations of health authorities, the venom of the viper often acts on the circulatory system coagulation disorder, catastrophe or catastrophe. Viper venom usually does not affect the nervous system like snake venom in the group of cobras, scorpions, and scorpions, so it does not cause paralysis. If do not may be be be mine to the max of the shipping. When bitten, the patient should be taken to the nearest medical facility for examination and anti-venom injection. Show at Vietnam has an anti-venom serum of green viper.
For vipers, the wound should not be cut because it can cause acute blood loss. It is best to catch the bitten animal and bring it to the hospital so that the doctor can determine the correct type of serum to use. In emergency, the person bitten by a viper should not be tied with a rubber band (easy to cause necrosis due to lack of blood supply to the body part below the tourniquet).