3 People Die & Over 500 Injured From Scorpions On Egyptian Streets


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  • Hail and thunderstorms along the River Nile washed scorpions into homes on Friday, leaving three dead from stings.
  • The governor of the Aswan region, Ashraf Attia, said at least 503 people were hospitalized after suffering scorpion stings.
  • The sting of a fat-tailed scorpion causes breathing difficulties, muscle twitching, and unusual head movements.
  • Source: New York Post

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