Doctors said the bite from the “five-step snake” is less deadly than commonly feared. Photo: Alamy

Chinese farmer cuts off finger after being bitten by snake. Doctors tell him he needn’t have bothered

  • Man took drastic step after being bitten by a ‘five-step snake’, which is believed to strike victims down after taking just a handful of steps
  • Medical staff say it was not necessary to take such a drastic measure – and because he left his finger behind when he went to hospital it can’t be reattached
Topic |   China Society

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Doctors said the bite from the “five-step snake” is less deadly than commonly feared. Photo: Alamy
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