TITLE

The Exotic Arsenal

PUB. DATE
September 1975
SOURCE
Time;9/29/1975, Vol. 106 Issue 13, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on harmful and deadly substances accumulated by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and made public at a hearing by a Senate committee. These substances include colchicine, which could paralyze muscles and lead to asphyxiation, strychnine, which causes convulsions and affects the central nervous system leading to death, and salmonella, which causes intestinal inflammation and dysentery. Other dangerous substances include desmethoxy reserpine, halothane and neurokinin.
ACCESSION #
53516004

 

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