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In Arizona scorpions sting about 8000 people a year.
Children are the most at risk.
And when they come in there screaming.
Crying drilling in the parents to say this is not my kid but after given anti venom called and a score their condition changes quickly within one to two hours.
These kids are back to normal -- In the other -- venomous rattlesnakes things like that you don't see a response like this the anti venom was tested at hospitals here in the valley and in Tucson.
The University of Arizona led the study.
The head of the program said from Tucson today that the results exceeded their expectations.
I'm so proud and pleased to so today that 98%.
Of the children treated with this drug.
Resolve their signs and symptoms of scorpion sting -- -- for hours.
The anti venom has been used to Mexico for years but never allowed to be used in the US because it needed FDA approval.
Without an anti venom many scorpion victims had to be hospitalized.
The -- children often come in.
Looking very frightening really not only for the parents but for physicians.
Often the rationing and not breathing well and sometimes have to be put on -- later.
Doctor Michelle grew much treated more than 200 kids -- banner poison control.
This drug that just was remarkable.
If we gave them anti venom they were often sitting up smiling eating -- -- pop within a couple hours and able to go home.
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