An Antidote for Box Jellyfish Stings

Imagine you’re at the beach. The sun is beaming down, it’s a beautiful, summer’s day. You wade into the water, without a care in the world. Then, suddenly you notice something at your feet. It’s a jellyfish! But not just any jellyfish! A box jellyfish.

One of the deadliest creatures in the world, their stings can be fatal. You start to fail your arms, and run out of the water, in a panic. Well… panic no more!

The Daily‘s Victor Petrovic was joined by have Associate Professor Greg Neely of the University of Sydney who, along with a team of pain researchers, has developed an antidote which blocks the painful sting of box jellyfish.

You can read the University of Sydney’s announcement here.

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