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19 U.S. travelers to Cuba report symptoms similar to diplomats

Staff Writer |
More than a dozen U.S. citizens who traveled to Cuba reported symptoms similar to those exerpiened by diplomats who subjected to alleged sonic attacks, the U.S. State Department said.

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The department said it received 19 reports of citizens experiencing ear complaints, hearing loss, dizziness, headache, fatigue, cognitive issues and difficulty sleeping after traveling to Cuba since Sept. 29, when the United States issued a a travel warning.

"We continue to urge U.S. citizens to reconsider travel to Cuba," a State Department official said.

Last year 24 U.S. Embassy workers reported experiencing similar symptoms from "attacks" that began in November 2016.