Cuba releases details of mysterious health incident involving U.S

Cuba releases details of mysterious health incident involving U.S

The FBI launched an investigation that lasted a year following attacks in Havana, but they were unable to determine what caused the phenomena.

"Symptoms to be attentive for include dizziness, headaches, tinnitus, fatigue, cognitive issues, visual problems, ear complaints and hearing loss, and difficulty sleeping", the warning stated.

The case revived fears that a USA rival has developed some kind of acoustic or microwave device after similar symptoms were reported among American diplomats and their families in Cuba in 2016.

The symptoms are similar to those exhibited by US personnel in Cuba after they heard odd noises in an apparent sonic attack.

On June 6, the US government said that it had brought a group of people from that consulate back to the United States for further evaluation of their symptoms, and that it was offering screening to anyone at the USA embassy in Beijing or other consulates in China who requested it.

The U.S. State Department said on Wednesday it has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concern they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected U.S. personnel in Cuba. The U.S. government has deemed those incidents "specific attacks" on American workers but hasn't publicly identified a cause or culprit.

The alert comes as a US medical team is screening more Americans who work at the Guangzhou consulate.

Asked about the latest incidents, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Thursday that the USA had not formally raised the matter with Beijing.

A security person walks outside the US consulate building in Guangzhou in south China's Guangdong province, Thursday, June 7.

In April, Canada said it would remove families of diplomats posted at its embassy in Cuba as information from medical specialists has raised concerns of a new type of brain injury.

The U.S. Embassy in China on Friday sent out an alert to Americans traveling overseas that they needed to seek medical attention immediately if they start to experience similar symptoms shared by U.S. staffers in China and Cuba.

Aled Williams, a British teacher at a kindergarten said Thursday that the reports sounded "sci-fi-ish".

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