They are responsible for spreading deadly diseases world wide which end the lives of an estimated 2.7 million people each year.
In Australia, we must watch out for Ross River, and Barmah forest virus.
In the Byron shire, we have several known cases of both of those viruses every year.
If you are spending $5 a day for example, and work full time, that's $35 per week if you only have one a day and only on weekdays. So that's $70 per fortnight, $140 per month and $1680.00 per year and I am holding back on these calculations, most people would have more than one coffee a day and buy more on weekends, also, the more fancier coffees are easily over $6 these days. So if you are on a basic full time wage, you have worked for about 2 weeks just to pay for the take away coffee that you consume in a year, perhaps 3 or 4 weeks if you are buying more than one a day or paying more than $5 per coffee.
Anyone who lives in the bush, has a bushy yard, lives near to the bush or a wildlife corridor or near a nature reserve needs to consider keeping one of these types of first aid kits on hand for quick response in the event of a snake bite.