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Timeline: A history of sarin

Published On: Aug 31 2013 04:49:37 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 16 2013 10:24:47 AM CDT

A United Nations report due out Monday is expected to say say the perpetrators of last month's chemical weapons attack in Syria had up to 350 liters of sarin gas Look back at the history of sarin, a man-made nerve agent.

Attack was launched in the early hours of August 21
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The Center for Disease Control says symptoms of sarin exposure include runny nose, watery eyes, blurred vision, eye pain, drooling and excessive sweating, cough, chest tightness, rapid breathing and vomiting and/or abdominal pain. People exposed to sarin may also experience a slow or fast heart rate and low or high blood pressure.

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