Inside The Lab Fighting To Save Lives From Snake Venom
Every year hundreds of thousands of people die from snakebites and we're running out of anti-venom. Steve Ludwin's blood, now immune after thirty years of injecting snake venom, could solve this crisis.
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Steve Ludwin, the host of VICE's upcoming three-part series Snakeman, breaks down why he injects snake venom, how it has made him look 20 years younger and how he may have accidentally become the solution to the world antivenom crisis.
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The Toad Ceremonies of the Yaqui Tribe
Hamilton meets with members of the Yaqui tribe and witnesses their ceremonial dance and speaks with them about "toad medicine."
The highest concentration of the most poisonous snakes in the world is about 90 miles off the coast of Santos, Brazil.
We met with a guy who's been injecting himself with snake venom for 20 years and he looks better than ever.