how fast does a bee die after it stings you

If you’re on the receiving end of a bee’s sting, you’ll be glad to know that the bee’s own life is short-lived. After releasing its venomous stinger, the bee will soon die, providing a welcome respite after the excruciating pain of its sting. But, how long does the bee have left to live? The answer is short-shrifted, and rather merciful.