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Box jellyfish: Australian researchers find antidote for world's most venomous creature

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An antidote has been discovered for the world’s most venomous creature, the Australian box jellyfish.


Researchers at the University of Sydney have found an antidote for the sting of the jellyfish – which carries enough venom to kill more than 60 people.


A single sting from the creature will cause excruciating pain and skin necrosis and, if the dose of venom is large enough, cardiac arrest and death within just minutes.


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