Venom Discovery BUT Prevention Still the Key
Australia's Sydney Morning Herald on 13 December, 2012 published a story on scientists learning more about the lethal toxin of the box jellyfish and how to combat it.
Click on the above link to the read the story - but note the following extract in the article from Australia's leading expert on the subject, Dr Ken Winkel of the AVRU, Melbourne University:
Yes, prevention in the form of lycra suits and readily available vinegar are critical! This venom acts within seconds and a victim could be dead on the beach within a minute or 2 ..