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Babbage: Havana syndrome

Babbage: Havana syndrome

Update: 2022-01-185
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New cases of Havana syndrome are baffling scientists. Alok Jha investigates the theories behind the mysterious malady plaguing Western diplomats. Are microwave weapons to blame, or could the illness have psychological origins?


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Babbage: Havana syndrome

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