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What are nerve agents and what do they do?

8 March 2018

Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) explains the toxicity of nerve agents following police reports that a nerve agent was used in an attempt to murder the Russian former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in Salisbury. Read: BBC News, More: Sky News, iNews, The Telegraph, Financial Times (£), Reuters.