Venomous Animals; Are They Important in Iran?

Document Type : Editorial


Social Determinants of Health Research Center” and “Department of Environment Health, School of Health”, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran


Many reports have indicated the medical importance of animal poisons in Iran. The
significance numbers of Iranians are injured from high endemic to sporadic, by venomous
snakes, scorpions, wasps, bees, fire and velvet ants, spiders and backswimmer bugs, so their
nuisance prevention is an important task.