Gwyn Winfield

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For many, myself included, the lack of a credible third party on the ground offering some form of evidence for the nature of Wednesday’s mass killing in a suburb of Damascus was a major stumbling block.

But Saturday’s announcement by Doctors without Borders turned that around, giving credence to the likelihood that it was an attack involving some form of nerve agent.

The organization said that three hospitals it supports reported that they had treated 3,600 patients with “neurotoxic symptoms” in a span of less than three hours and that 355 of those had died.

Atropine, the primary treatment for those exposed to sarin-like chemicals, can be potentially harmful if there is a misdiagnosis and nerve agent is not present.…  Seguir leyendo »