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5-year-old Valdosta girl fights for life after venomous snake bite

Valdosta 5yo bitten by venomous snake
Posted at 1:12 PM, Jun 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-23 09:43:17-04

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) — A Valdosta mother is warning parents after her daughter was bitten by a venomous snake, now fighting for her life.

Valdosta 5yo bitten by venomous snake
Valdosta 5yo bitten by venomous snake

Cyndi Spell is asking for prayers from the community as her 5-year-old daughter, Maisy undergoes "some miraculous healing" and warns parents that not all health insurance companies cover snake bites.

As of Monday, Spell said her daughter had received 41 anti-venom doses and counting at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital in Gainesville.

Each shot costs $3,000 and Spell doesn't yet know if her insurance will cover it.

Valdosta 5yo bitten by venomous snake
Valdosta 5yo bitten by venomous snake