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Yet another US employee in Cuba has fallen ill


Posted on Friday, 29 June, 2018 | Comment icon 10 comments

Could some form of acoustic weapon be to blame ? Image Credit: Javier Zubiri / FreeImages.com
To date, more than two dozen embassy personnel have been affected and nobody has been able to explain why.
The phenomenon, which has left victims suffering from a range of symptoms including hearing loss, fatigue, nausea, balance problems and cognitive issues, remains just as mysterious now as it did when the first few cases were reported in the media back in August of last year.

The individual affected in this latest instance has been "medically confirmed to have experienced health effects", according to State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert.

This makes 26 victims in total, as well as another who fell ill in China.

Since the problems began, there has much focus, especially in the media, on the possibility that the embassy employees have been targeted by some form of directed acoustic weapon system.

As things stand however, this explanation has neither been confirmed nor conclusively denied.

"We strongly remind the Cuban government of its responsibility under the Vienna Convention to protect our diplomats," Nauert said on Thursday.

The search for answers continues.

Source: ABC News | Comments (10)

Tags: Cuba, Sonic Weapons

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by Vlad the Mighty on 28 June, 2018, 20:15
Now, how long has there been a US Diplomatic Presence in Cuba? Since 2015, after former president Barry Obama reinstated diplomatic links, yes? So why would the Cubans (or the Chinese) play such silly games with some sort of sonic weapon, which if it was true could only cause antagonism? It seems silly and pointless. 
Comment icon #2 Posted by seanjo on 29 June, 2018, 17:35
Still think it's bug....don't drink the water...
Comment icon #3 Posted by John Allanson on 29 June, 2018, 19:18
Sure they're not all sharing the J?
Comment icon #4 Posted by ChaosRose on 29 June, 2018, 20:43
All kinds of crazy going on in the world. 
Comment icon #5 Posted by FlyingAngel on 30 June, 2018, 16:04
Just put a device in the room and check? Radio waves, poisonous chemical. Even too much Wifi make me sick too
Comment icon #6 Posted by pallidin on 30 June, 2018, 21:33
Is the "source" that elusive?
Comment icon #7 Posted by pallidin on 1 July, 2018, 3:21
 
Comment icon #8 Posted by Jon the frog on 2 July, 2018, 20:05
They need to look deeper at the medication they give to their staff in tropical climate... some medication can give troublesome symptom, malaria medication on of the most. Malarone nearly destroyed my liver in Ecuador while working on a tree propagation project. You can have some firework if you mix them... remember the Gulf War syndrome.
Comment icon #9 Posted by Black Red Devil on 5 July, 2018, 23:58
It's the Che Guevara curse.
Comment icon #10 Posted by John Allanson on 7 July, 2018, 21:48
Travellers rule no. 1 Don't drink the water!


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