The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has just issued the following correction:

Decoding Danger: In the first episode of the ABC TV series Decoding Danger, broadcast on 31 August, an interviewee stated that vinegar should not be applied to box jellyfish stings as this could actually increase the venom load. This statement was inconsistent with advice from relevant health authorities to treat box jellyfish stings with vinegar for 30 seconds. The episode has since been updated to remove the statement.

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