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Report finds microwave energy likely made US diplomats ill

Cuba Mystery Illness
Posted at 11:04 PM, Dec 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-05 23:04:51-05

WASHINGTON (AP) — A report by the National Academy of Sciences has found that “directed” microwave radiation is the likely cause of illnesses among American diplomats in Cuba and China.

The study commissioned by the State Department and released Saturday is the latest attempt to find a cause for mysterious illnesses that emerged in late 2016 among U.S. personnel in Havana.

The study found that “directed, pulsed radio frequency energy appears to be the most plausible” explanation for symptoms that included intense head pressure, dizziness and cognitive difficulties.

The study didn't suggest a source for the energy.