Havana Syndrome not caused by foreign adversaries, energy weapons, or aliens, U.S. intelligence assesses

The U.S. intelligence community has determined that it's very unlikely the mysterious health incidents reported by hundreds of U.S. diplomats and spies since 2016 were caused by foreign adversaries, or that other countries even have a weapon capable of inflicting such ailments, according to an assessment by seven agencies released Wednesday. The constellation of disorienting and sometimes debilitating maladies, first reported by diplomats in Cuba, is known as Havana Syndrome, and the intelligence agencies examined more than 1,000 cases in 92 countries.

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