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US. Officials briefed on the investigation said it would be unsurprising if it were found that Russia was to blame Rich Edson reports from the State Department

New bipartisan legislation by a group of 10 senators could pave the way for victims of the so-called “Havana Syndrome” – including at least 60 US. Diplomats and intelligence officials were identified in order to receive compensation for their complaints

The Bill – Introduced by Sens Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH – Seeks “to give the CIA Director and Secretary of State additional powers to compensate their personnel who suffer brain injuries in connection with a war or hostile act”

It is ultimately intended to fill a loophole in federal labor compensation law that helps federal employees who are experiencing “the loss or loss of use of a body part” but who currently do not include body parts such as the brain and heart, which has long been a problem Controversial point among government employees working abroad

“Officials working in our overseas embassies and consulates make a great deal of personal sacrifice to advance America’s interests overseas,” said Collins, “and they deserve our strong support”

This image, made available by the American Medical Association in July 2019, shows the number of differences between brain scans from patients, US. Diplomats who developed concussion symptoms after working in Cuba and a control group Between late 2016 and May 2018, several US. and Canadian diplomats in Havana complained of health problems from an unknown causeS. According to the government, the number of American employees affected was 26 (American Medical Association via AP)

For more than four years, dozens of American diplomats and intelligence officials have been stationed in Cuba, Russia, China, and even the United States The soil has reported a range of strange symptoms – from fatigue and headaches to hearing impairment, dizziness, and memory loss – with no known origin or cause

Those affected – including former CIA officer Marc Polymeropoulos, who was forced into retirement due to persistent headaches, tinnitus and loss of vision after being assaulted in a Moscow hotel in late 2017 – applauded the support from both sides of the aisle

“The bipartisan nature of the bill is exactly what is needed on this matter, although more needs to be done,” he told Fox News on Wednesday. “I would also like to have hearings on both the Intelligence and Foreign Affairs committees of the House and Senate to both address the medical needs of the USG officials affected and determine what will be done to stop future attacks “

The law comes just days after a government-commissioned report from the National Academies of Science was published that found “Havana Syndrome” to be “most likely” due to direct microwave radiation. p>

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Working theory, developed by a committee of 19 experts in medicine and related fields, identified “directional, pulsed radio frequency energy” as “the most plausible mechanism” that triggered the disease wave

It looks like US. Personnel and other officials from Canada, Australia, Georgia, Poland and Taiwan – stationed in Cuba, China, Russia and even Washington D.C.- have documented a number of mysterious ailments over the past four years

In the analysis of the academies, no foreign power was blamed. Nevertheless, it shed light on the decades-long use of tactics and radio frequency research, especially by Russia – which gives more credence to the long-held speculation that Moscow is behind the probable sound attacks

According to several sources connected to the internal probe on the U S. Intelligence side, it is a matter that is being taken very seriously and fully investigated within the CIA

The American flag flies outside the US. Message on Oct. 14, 2017, in Havana, Cuba
(Gary Hershorn / Getty)

Some reports have indicated that people in homes or hotels hear high pitched tones or thuds from one direction or from anywhere; Others endure tremors or wind-like pressure; some don’t hear anything

Although analysts are generally not classified as life threatening, but actually harmful and harmful, they suspect that the alleged attacks are intended to drive a wedge between the US and other countries and “mark the cost” for a diplomat and his family who serve American interests

And from the perspective of Polymeropoulos, who is expected to be treated for traumatic brain injury (TBI) at Walter Reed Military Medical Hospital next month, this can only work with the support of two parties

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