The number of victims of the unclear impact of state Department employees increased
The US state Department announced that the number of victims because of strange “incidents” of staff members who worked in Cuba, has grown to 19. This was told by state Department spokesman Heather Nauert, the Associated Press reports.
Earlier it was informed about 16 victims. While Neuert is not excluded that this number may increase.
CBS News reported that the doctor who examined working in Havana American and canadian diplomats, diagnosed them light traumatic brain injury and presumably the Central nervous system.
Diplomats complained of symptoms such as hearing loss, nausea, headaches and balance disorders. The state Department said that “incidents” began to occur starting from the end of 2016. A source familiar with the situation, reported that officials are investigating whether diplomats aim “acoustic attacks” aimed at their homes, courtesy of the Cuban government. The source added that reports of new attacks on the U.S. Embassy staff on the island continue to be.