What is the climax of the story "Poison" by Roald Dahl

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Throughout the story, Harry lies still in bed while a poisonous snake sleeps on his stomach, beneath his pyjama top. Meanwhile, a Hindu doctor named Ganderbai is called to the scene late at night, and he tries to ensure that Harry is safe. He injects him with a serum, and then he pours chloroform beneath the bed sheet and into the mattress, in an attempt to render the snake...

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