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CIA says mysterious 'Havana Syndrome' is unlikely to be attack from foreign country, reports say

The US Embassy in Havana, Cuba.Gary Hershorn/Getty US personnel around the world have reported mysterious symptoms of the so-called "Havana Syndrome." Theories include microwave weapons, and the CIA has explored the possibility of it being an attack. The CIA was able to explain most of those cases, saying they weren't attacks, the NYT and NBC reported. The CIA has decided that most cases of the mysterious "Havana Syndrome" that has affected US personnel around the world is unlikely to be ...
Tags: Science, Nbc, Russia, Nbc News, US, Trends, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Cia, Havana, US Embassy, Havana Cuba, Havana Syndrome, Sinead Baker, Military & Defense


4 US diplomats were hit by 'Havana Syndrome' symptoms in Geneva and Paris last summer, report says

The US Embassy in Paris seen in 2019.Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images Four US diplomats appeared to victims of the mysterious "Havana Syndrome" last summer, the WSJ reported. Three worked in Geneva and one in Paris, The Journal said. One was flown to the US for medical care. At least 200 US diplomats, officials, and personnel have reported such symptoms since 2016. At least 4 US diplomats stationed in Europe appeared to be victims of the mysterious "Havana Syndrome," The Wall Street Jour...
Tags: Europe, Science, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Paris, News UK, Moscow, Geneva, State Department, Cia, Wall Street Journal, Havana, Journal, WSJ


Before-and-after images of landmarks around the world show the devastating sea-level rise that's coming

Projected future sea levels at Lalbagh Fort in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Climate Central A new study describes what would happen to global landmarks under various degrees of sea-level rise. In the best-case scenario, sea levels would rise nearly 10 feet in the next 200 to 2,000 years. But if global temperatures rise by 3 degrees Celsius, floods could overtake landmarks like the Statue of Liberty. Several times each year, the tide in Venice, Italy, rises more than 2 feet above the average sea leve...
Tags: UK, New York, Science, News, Climate Change, California, New York City, US, Trends, Global Warming, Ipcc, Spain, Shanghai, Sea Level Rise, Dubai, Buckingham Palace


US officials increasingly believe directed-energy attacks are behind Havana Syndrome cases, report says

The US Embassy in Havana, Cuba on October 14, 2017. Gary Hershorn/Getty US investigators increasingly believe that Havana Syndrome symptoms are caused by directed-energy attacks. Behind closed doors, officials reportedly believe a hostile foreign government such as Russia is responsible. Sen. Marco Rubio said that suggesting the symptoms are psychosomatic is "quackery." US officials are increasingly convinced directed-energy attacks by a hostile foreign entity are to blame for the mysterio...
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Directed-energy attacks causing Havana Syndrome cases US officials increasingly believe, report says

The US Embassy in Havana, Cuba on October 14, 2017. Gary Hershorn/Getty US investigators increasingly believe that Havana Syndrome symptoms are caused by directed-energy attacks. Behind closed doors, officials reportedly believe a hostile foreign government such as Russia is responsible. Sen. Marco Rubio said that suggesting the symptoms are psychosomatic is "quackery." US officials are increasingly convinced directed-energy attacks by a hostile foreign entity are to blame for the mysterio...
Tags: Florida, Science, Osama Bin Laden, Politico, Russia, India, US, Trends, UK News, Joe Biden, Moscow, Marco Rubio, National Security Council, Cia, Vietnam, Biden


A declassified 2018 State Dept report suggests noises linked to 'Havana Syndrome' were probably just crickets

Close-up of a cricket (not the species in the story) perching outdoors. Andrew Casson/EyeEm/Getty Images An advisory group for the State Department analyzed sounds associated with the "Havana syndrome." The 2018 report, now declassified, found the sound was likely made by a particularly loud cricket. The report found that the sounds were not likely to have caused the potential medical effects. See more stories on Insider's business page. A 2018 State Department inquiry into the lou...
Tags: Science, White House, US, Trends, Cricket, News UK, Pentagon, Associated Press, Jamaica, State Department, Cuba, Havana, Los Alamos National Laboratory, BuzzFeed News, New York Times Read, Havana Cuba


A former CIA officer opens up about his Havana Syndrome: 3 years of headaches, early retirement, and a fight for care

Marc Polymeropoulos, a retired CIA officer, believes he was attacked in Moscow in 2017. Marc Polumeropoulous; Sergey Alimov/Getty Images; Gary Hershorn/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider Victims of the mysterious Havana Syndrome have brain injuries without ever hitting their heads. More than 130 US personnel have reported symptoms following incidents in Cuba, China, Russia, and the US. A leading theory suggests microwave attacks may be the cause, but evidence is scant. See more stories on...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, News, Senate, White House, China, Iraq, Russia, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Washington Dc, House


A group of US diplomats and employees with 'Havana Syndrome' symptoms say the Biden administration is denying them care and ignoring their evidence

The US Embassy in Havana, where diplomats suffered from an unusual set of symptoms. Ernesto Mastrascusa/Getty Images US diplomats and staffers around the world have reported symptoms of the mysterious "Havana Syndrome." Twenty-one of them wrote a letter criticizing the Biden admin for not supporting them enough. They say they were not given enough medical support and had their evidence ignored. See more stories on Insider's business page. A group of US diplomats and employees who say t...
Tags: Politics, Science, White House, China, Politico, Nbc News, US, Trends, Cnn, Washington Dc, New York Times, News UK, The New York Times, State Department, Gru, Cia


Military scientists are planning experiments on primates involving pulsed microwaves to look for links to Havana Syndrome, report says

People walk past the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba Thomson Reuters US military scientists are reportedly planning experiments to look for the cause of Havana Syndrome. The scientists plan to expose primates to pulsed microwave radiation and study their brains. Havana Syndrome is the nickname for the mysterious brain injuries US personnel have suffered. See more stories on Insider's business page. Scientists at a US military laboratory are planning to experiment on primates to investigat...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, China, US, Trends, The Times, National Security Council, Experiments, Biden, Cuba, Havana, Los Alamos National Laboratory, The New Yorker, U S Embassy, Havana Cuba


University of Miami medical team reports acute findings from Havana embassy phenomenon

A team of University of Miami Miller School of Medicine faculty, along with collaborators from the University of Pittsburgh, today presented the first report of acute symptoms and clinical findings in 25 diplomatic personnel living in the US Embassy in Havana, Cuba, who experienced severe neurosensory symptoms after exposure to a unique sound and pressure phenomenon.
Tags: Science, US, Havana, University Of Miami, University of Pittsburgh, Havana Cuba, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


University of Pennsylvania researchers conduct comprehensive evaluation of patients with concussion-like symptoms following reports of audible phenomena in Cuba

A comprehensive evaluation by clinical researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania identified a neurological syndrome that left US government personnel serving in Havana, Cuba with persistent memory and thinking dysfunction, as well as vision and balance problems after hearing unusual noises in their homes or hotel rooms. The team published their findings in JAMA.
Tags: Science, US, University of Pennsylvania, Cuba, Perelman School of Medicine, Havana Cuba


Diplomats Plagued by 'Sonic Weapon' in Cuba Reported to Suffer From Traumatic Brain Injury

The bizarre reports of a “sonic weapon” allegedly turned on American and Canadian diplomats in Havana, Cuba, are getting more and more curious, if not disturbing, by the day.Read more...
Tags: Science, Canada, Cuba, New Cold War, Havana Cuba, Sonic Device



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