The arrival of the vice president of the United States Kamala Harris Singapore to Vietnam was delayed by a few hours on Tuesday 24 August due to fears of a “Abnormal health accident” which could be related to the “Havana syndrome” in the capital, Hanoi. It is not clear who those affected by the disease are.
Information relating to a possible health incident was brought to the attention of the Vice President Services from the US embassy in a statement. After careful scrutiny, it was decided that the Vice President would continue her tour, the BBC reports.
But what is Havana Syndrome or “Havana Syndrome”? For some time it was a reason of tension between different international powers. First observed in 2016 in US diplomats stationed in Cuba, the case covers a range of ailments that can associate tinnitus with dizziness, nausea, headaches and especially memory lapses. Specifically, those that the US State Department (source journals.sagepub.com) described as “medically confirmed symptoms”.
The shared hypothesis is that so far it has been organized microwave radiation attacks which left American employees, diplomats, and military personnel with major brain injuries. In total, almost 200 Americans (including CIA agents) fell ill with similar diseases, mainly in Cuba and China, but also in Russia.
The United States, which believes that i energy rays direct may be the cause of the Havana syndrome, they suspect behind these cases is Russia, but Moscow denies any responsibility.
A spokesperson for Kamala Harris declined to comment on the reasons for the delay suffered by this new leg of the Vice President’s Southeast Asia tour launched on Sunday, which aims to reaffirm Washington’s commitment to the region in the face of China’s expansionist ambitions.