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posted by martyb on Saturday January 15 2022, @12:44AM   Printer-friendly
from the curiouser-and-curiouser dept.

'Havana syndrome': US baffled after new cases in Europe

Four more US diplomats working in Geneva and Paris have fallen ill with a suspected neurological illness known as "Havana syndrome", US media report. Three diplomats became sick in the Swiss city and one in the French capital last summer, with some 200 people affected over five years.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the American government was working to get to the bottom of the mystery. There are fears an adversary may have targeted diplomats with microwaves. Mr Blinken said the issue had been raised with Russia but no determination had been made.

[...] A more innocent, but also unproven, theory is that those who got sick suffered from a mass condition brought on by some stressful underlying situation.


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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday January 15 2022, @05:50PM (1 child)

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday January 15 2022, @05:50PM (#1212961)

    Who would pay nearly $200 for that trash?

  • (Score: 2) by DannyB on Monday January 17 2022, @06:35PM

    by DannyB (5839) Subscriber Badge on Monday January 17 2022, @06:35PM (#1213436) Journal

    Amazon and/or the vendor probably maintain a list which would answer your question.

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