December 6, 2020 12:29 PM | With information from DPA
15 minutes. A study by the National Academy of Sciences of the United States (USA) attributes to “directed microwave energy” the mysterious health problems, described as “sonic attacks”, experienced by several US diplomats in Cuba between 2016 and 2017.
During those years, at least 26 diplomats stationed in Cuba had symptoms such as dizziness, ringing in the ears, dizziness, headaches, or fatigue. Subsequently, some medical studies linked these symptoms to mild brain damage.
The incident strained relations between the US and the Caribbean island after various investigations could not find the cause of these injuries. In fact, at the time they were feared to be caused by “sonic attacks” against diplomats Americans in Cuba.
Subsequently, a group of diplomats in China experienced similar symptoms.
The study authors could not prove that the use of directed microwave energy was done deliberately, but warned of the implications that this discovery could have. CNN.
“Considering this scenario Raises concerns about a world with uninhibited malevolent actors and new weapons to cause damage, “says the text.
Among the potential causes for diplomats’ health problems that experts assessed were exposure to chemicals and infectious or psychological diseases. However, the analyzes carried out ended up ruling out these hypotheses.