ABSTRACT

Tokyo Attacks in Retrospect: Sarin Leads to Memory Loss   [open pdf - 787KB]

On 20 March 1995, members of the Aum Shinrikyo religious cult released sarin in the Tokyo subway, using umbrellas to puncture newspaper-wrapped bags of the gas as they left the trains. Twelve people were killed in the incident, and more than 5,500 required emergency medical treatment. Although several studies have looked at the acute clinical manifestations of sarin poisoning, the authors felt there was an urgent need to perform an epidemiologic study of the chronic effects of sublethal exposures to sarin

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2001-11
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Environmental Health Perspectives, v.109 no.11, November 2001, p.A542
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