May 27, 2018

Poisoned daughter of Russian Spy released from Hospital (Huffpost)

Poisoned daughter of Russian Spy released from Hospital (Huffpost)

Yulia Skripal has been released from a hospital after being poisoned  alongside her father Sergei, a former Russian spy, on March 4.

“This is not the end of her treatment but marks a significant milestone,” Christine Blanshard, medical director at Salisbury District Hospital, said Tuesday at a news conference.

Blanshard said the team of doctors worked to stabilize Skripal and her father to ensure proper blood circulation. She described how a nerve agent attacks the body, with symptoms that include sickness and hallucinations.

“We then needed to use a variety of different drugs to support the patients until they could create more enzymes to replace those affected by the poisoning,” Blanshard said. Read more

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