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Via New Yorker:
Since Joe Biden took office about two dozen U.S. intelligence officers, diplomats, and other government officials in Vienna have reported experiencing mysterious afflictions similar to the Havana Syndrome. U.S. officials say the number of possible new cases in the Austrian capital—long a nexus of U.S. and Russian espionage—is now greater than the number reported by officials in any city except for Havana itself, where the first cases were reported.
The first possible syndrome case in Vienna was reported a couple of months after Biden’s Inauguration. That case and subsequent ones were reported to officials in Washington soon after they occurred. But the Biden Administration decided not to announce the Vienna outbreak—officials were concerned that any public disclosure about the cases would hamper ongoing U.S. intelligence and law-enforcement investigations, which are still under way in Vienna. The Austrian Embassy in Washington declined to comment on the cluster of cases.
CNN quotes a State Department spox:
“In coordination with our partners across the U.S. Government, we are vigorously investigating reports of possible unexplained health incidents (UHI) among the U.S. Embassy Vienna community or wherever they are reported,” a State Department spokesperson said. “Any employees who reported a possible UHI received immediate and appropriate attention and care.”
On May 25, 2021 U.S. government workers and their spouses who say they were injured by Havana Syndrome sent a letter to Deputy Secretary of State Brian McKeon (via NBC)
About two dozen U.S. government officials in Vienna have reported Havana Syndrome-like symptoms. What is happening in the Austrian capital? https://t.co/yt7mpArA7c
— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) July 16, 2021
“Havana Syndrome” is worsening – we need answers: US probes rash of health incidents among diplomats in Vienna https://t.co/ifkEYLgqUZ
— Frank Figliuzzi (@FrankFigliuzzi1) July 18, 2021
There have been about two dozen reports of symptoms of mysterious health incidents similar to the "Havana syndrome" among US diplomats, intelligence officials and other government personnel in Vienna since the beginning of the year, two sources say. https://t.co/hOy6wdf8Hv
— CNN (@CNN) July 19, 2021