“It’s really, fast from exposure to death,” said Laxmikant S. Deshpande, a neurology professor at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Medicine. “Sarin is extremely potent. It is one of the most lethal compounds that’s out there.”
Sarin's lethality is well known, but the lingering effects on victims who don't succumb are less familiar. Our work featured in this article by R. Douglas Fields, originally published by Scientific American and then carried by Salon.com.