Very high number of snakebite deaths in India

Though india does not have the highest population in the world, it appears that it has the highest number of snake bite deaths in the world.
Every year there are approximately 5 million cases of snakebite worldwide
Approximately 100,000 result in death and approximately half these deaths, 58000 deaths are recorded in India
It appears that in addition to suicide deaths which are actually murders, there are also a large number of snake bite deaths which are actually murders

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