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  Thai Red Cross Society

 

Thailand

The National Blood Center of the Thai Red Cross Society in Bangkok is adjacent to the city's snake farm (fig.), where venom is obtained from poisonous snakes to produce antidotes against snake bites.

 

These snake serums are produced in the society's Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute, and are both for domestic use and export.

See also POSTAGE STAMPS (1) and (2).

 

  Thai Red Cross Society