nerve gas


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a toxic gas that is inhaled or absorbed through the skin and has harmful effects on the nervous and respiratory system

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The main defence against nerve gas is protective apparel.
But the Mo D insisted all the servicemenn were told beforehand they were taking part in nerve gas experiments.
It also named pyridostigmine bromide, an untried and untested drug given to all US and UK troops to protect them from nerve gas agents.
chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Russia has destroyed only slightly more than one percent of its stockpile and "has no credible plan for destroying the remainder of its nerve gas stockpile.
It has been over eight years since the 1995 sarin nerve gas attacks on the Tokyo subway system killed 12 people and injured 5,000 others.
At any time or place, it seemed, nerve gas could be lurking.
On that busy Monday rush hour, the Arm Shinri Kyo sect released sarin nerve gas into the subway, killing 12 people and injuring thousands.
A time when people died in the gutters on the streets of their own towns,as the result of deadly nerve gas dropped on them on the orders of Saddam Hussein.
Realizing that police officers - particularly those on patrol - will likely be the first on the scene of any local terrorist attack, the Los Angeles Police Department has designed an eight-hour course to train them how to respond to a dirty bomb explosion, the release of sarin nerve gas or a smallpox outbreak.
We know that Saddam Hussein has hidden tons of lethal weapons and the world knows he has already used nerve gas on his own civilians.
SARIN is a deadly nerve gas that was developed by German scientists in World War II.
Swiss counter-terrorism teams, along with about 200 firefighters, police, medical personnel and chemical experts, conducted the test based on a possible attack with sarin nerve gas.
Battelle Laboratories scientist Jack Word says that edible mushrooms may someday grow in areas once contaminated with nerve gas.
It was grim at times, especially when he discussed Sarin nerve gas.
to investigate a May 8 nerve gas leak from a chemical weapons incinerator in Utah.