Léa Surugue

Léa Surugue is a French journalist living between Madrid and Paris. A global health reporter, she likes investigating stories on maternal health, cancer research, mental health and infectious diseases. Her articles have been published by New Internationalist, Vice, Newsweek and Euronews. When not traveling for work, she likes visiting friends scattered in cities around the world and voraciously reading the words of others – whether brilliant journalism or fiction.

Why is it so hard to stop people dying from snakebite?

Around the world, thousands of people die every year from snakebite – and there’s not enough antivenom to go round. But even if we had the antivenom we needed, would people use it?