A first antivenom to specifically treat bee stings will be tested on humans in Brazil, announced on Saturday researchers a local university.
anyone who is bitten in the regions of Botucatu, Tubarao (south) and Uberaba (southeast) will conduct to a research center where she will receive the serum – which took 15 years of research – if indicated in his case, explained veterinarian Rui Seabra Ferreira Jr of Unesp
“with these. tests, we will assess by the end of the product’s safety and effectiveness …. Then we test it in a larger number of cities. Only after these steps the serum may be registered by Anvisa, “said Mr. Ferreira, who also plans to export the serum into other countries.
Today treatment against bee stings is made by anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic.
According to the Ministry of Health, nearly 15,000 cases of bee stings are counted annually in Brazil more 40 morts.