Who or What is behind Havana Syndrome? | Inside Story

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More than five years on, and the so-called Havana Syndrome is back with us.

Four American diplomats have fallen sick this week with suspected cases of the Syndrome in Paris and Geneva.

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the federal government is working to identify the illness and who or what might be behind it.

The mystery condition has affected about 200 diplomats and their family members since 2016.

Symptoms include migraines, nausea, memory lapses and dizziness

On Inside Story, an in-depth discussion on the causes of this syndrome.

Presenter: Peter Dobbie

Guests:

Robert Bartholomew, honorary senior lecturer in the department of psychological medicine at the University of Auckland. He is also co-author of ‘Havana Syndrome: Mass Psycogenic Illness and the Real Story Behind the Embassy Mystery and Hysteria’.

Natasha Lindstaedt, author and specialist on U.S. foreign policy. She is social sciences deputy dean at the University of Essex.

Glenn Carle, career CIA officer and former deputy national intelligence officer.

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