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'Yellow snake with brown rings' lands Tannum woman in hospital

The Tannum Sands woman has been discharged after yesterday's snake scare sent her to hospital.
The Tannum Sands woman has been discharged after yesterday's snake scare sent her to hospital. David Nielsen

A 47-YEAR-OLD woman has been discharged after she was rushed to Gladstone Hospital yesterday afternoon.

About 4.15pm, Queensland Ambulance Service responded to reports of a snake bite at a Tannum Sands residence.

Once they arrived at Bulimba St, paramedics assessed the woman and gave her initial treatment before transporting her to hospital.

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A QAS spokesman said the snake responsible for the bite was brown and yellow in colour and had brown rings on it.

A Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service spokeswoman confirmed the 47-year-old had returned home.



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