Over 500 people were injured in the Aswan province in southern Egypt due to scorpion bites, RIA Novosti reports, citing information from the country's Ministry of Health.
The department reported that the deaths from the bites no, & nbsp; 503 citizens & nbsp; received an antidote. They also assured that an adequate supply of antidotes has been created in all hospitals in the country.
The reason for the scorpion invasion was weather conditions: on Saturday, rain and hail took place in Aswan, which is quite rare in these latitudes. Due to the disaster, the scorpion burrows were damaged, the arthropods left them and ended up next to residential buildings. & nbsp;
In August, a resident of Kazan was hospitalized & nbsp; after being bitten by a scorpion in grapes.
Earlier & nbsp; in an apartment in western Moscow, a poisonous spider & nbsp; bit & nbsp; a pensioner, doctors were able to save a woman … They determined that the Muscovite had been bitten by a karakurt. According to the woman's son, the spider could have been brought into the apartment along with purchased grapes.