nerve agent

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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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They said in a joint statement: "This use of a military-grade nerve agent, of a type developed by Russia, constitutes the first offensive use of a nerve agent in Europe since the Second World War.
Along with this, May claimed that Moscow might have lost control of the reserves of the nerve agent that had been used for an attack against the Skripals.
They have treated the use of a military-grade nerve agent in Europe with sarcasm, contempt and defiance.
And thank you for arranging this urgent meeting of the of the Security Council today to give the UK the opportunity to update Council colleagues on our investigation into a nerve agent attack in Salisbury.
New York [United States] March 15 ( ANI ): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the use of a nerve agent in an attack in Britain on a former Russian spy and branded it as "unacceptable.
The Prime Minister said the substance used was a "military grade" nerve agent produced by Russia and there were only two possible explanations - either Moscow was behind the attack or it had lost control of its stockpile of the poison.
Variants of the nerve agent Novichok are reported to be up to eight times more effective than VX nerve gas, which was deployed in the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, in February 2017.
Summary: British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that it was "highly likely" that Moscow was responsible for the poisoning in England of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter using a military-grade nerve agent.
Atropine has to be given as long as there is nerve agent present.
Sergei and Yulia Skripal are still critically ill, poisoned by a highly toxic nerve agent, but their condition is reported to be stable.
TROOPS are being sent to assist police investigating the nerve agent poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter.
RUSSIAN double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent, counter-terror police believe.