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Cases of Havana syndrome reported at US embassy in Colombia

The United States is investigating potential cases of Havana syndrome in the South American nation of Colombia, US media reported. The investigation comes a week ahead of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s scheduled travel to Bogota next week. US embassy staff in Bogota may have been injured by the mysterious illness, which causes a […]

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Berlin probes cases of US embassy staff experiencing Havana Syndrome

Authorities in Berlin are investigating after staff at the US embassy reported experiencing symptoms of the so-called Havana syndrome. The probe into an “alleged sonic weapon attack on employees of the US Embassy” began in August, police said. More than 200 US officials have reported suffering from the illness since 2016. Those affected say they […]

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CIA removes Vienna chief for failing to appropriately respond to Havana syndrome outbreak

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) removed it’s Vienna chief for not responding appropriately to an outbreak of the mysterious Havana syndrome. Dozens of US personnel in the Austrian capital and their children have reported symptoms of the syndrome, according to the Washington Post. The condition first emerged at the US embassy in Havana, Cuba, in […]

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CIA official who travelled to India reportedly suffered symptoms of Havana syndrome

US official who travelled reported symptoms consistent with Havana syndrome and had to receive medical attention, US media outlets reported. CIA Director Bill Burns traveled to India earlier this month for talks with Indian counterparts. Some officials at the CIA viewed the chilling episode as a direct message to Burns that no one is safe, […]

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Mysterious ‘Havana syndrome’ delays Vice President Kamala Harris’s trip to Vietnam

US Vice-President Kamala Harris’s flight to Vietnam was delayed by several hours due to an “anomalous health incident” with similarities to so-called Havana syndrome, reports say. The mysterious syndrome first affected people at the US embassy in Havana in 2016 and may be caused by directed microwave radiation. Ms Harris was in Singapore ahead of […]