What sarin gas does to your body

NEED TO KNOW
  • U.S. lawmakers see video that purportedly show victims of chemical attack in Syria
  • CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Exposure causes body's muscles 'go into overdrive'
  • Warning: Graphic video

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CNN obtained videos shown Thursday to members of the Senate Intelligence Committee that purportedly show the aftermath of a chemical attack in Syria.

President Obama is trying to make a case for military strikes against Syria and will address the nation from the White House at 9 p.m. ET Tuesday.

HLN's Natasha Curry talks with CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta about the effects of sarin gas.

READ MORE: Worth knowing: A starter's guide to Syria

 

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