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At least 2 US officials in Germany have developed symptoms of the mysterious ‘Havana Syndrome’ that’s plagued American spies and diplomats around the world, report says

Summary List PlacementAt least two US officials in Germany have developed symptoms of "Havana Syndrome," The Wall Street Journal reported. US diplomats told The Journal that they sought treatment after developing symptoms including nausea, fatigue, and headaches, over the last few months. More than 130 US personnel across the world have reported similar symptoms, as Insider's Aylin Woodward previously reported. Locations have included in Cuba, China, Russia, and the US. These latest cases are the first reported in a NATO country that hosts US troops and nuclear weapons, The Journal reported. Theories behind the mysterious illness have included pesticides and a microwave weapon. The...

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At least two US officials in Germany have developed symptoms of “Havana Syndrome,” The Wall Street Journal reported.

US diplomats told The Journal that they sought treatment after developing symptoms including nausea, fatigue, and headaches, over the last few months.

More than 130 US personnel across the world have reported similar symptoms, as Insider’s Aylin Woodward previously reported. Locations have included in Cuba, China, Russia, and the US.

These latest cases are the first reported in a NATO country that hosts US troops and nuclear weapons, The Journal reported.

Theories behind the mysterious illness have included pesticides and a microwave weapon.

The White House has ordered studies into its origin.

It is known as Havana Syndrome, as that is where cases first started showing up in 2016.

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