The feds are investigating a pair of mysterious incidents in Washington, DC — including one near the White House — that are similar to attacks that sickened Americans in Cuba, it was revealed Thursday.
The incidents caused government officials to fall ill with symptoms of the so-called “Havana syndrome,” which include unexplained neurological problems, CNN reported.
The more recent of the suspected attacks occurred in November, when a National Security Council official became sick near the Ellipse, the oval lawn south of the White House, US government sources told the outlet.
The other episode involved a White House official becoming ill while walking her dog in a Virginia suburb just outside Washington in 2019, GQ reported last year.
The Pentagon and other agencies have launched investigations into the possible “Havana syndrome” attacks, though they haven’t reached any conclusions on the matter, CNN reported.
Defense officials briefed US lawmakers last week on the investigations and said it was possible