Informed American diplomat in Guangzhou complained of “abnormal auditory sensations”
The United States announced the return to the homeland of several American citizens after a medical examination. Surveyed were American diplomats and their relatives in the Chinese city of Guangzhou, where one of the employees was discovered unusual symptoms.
Last month the state Department issued a warning about a possible threat to health after the employee complained of “light, but the abnormal sensation of sound and pressure”. He was diagnosed with lung traumatic brain injury.
Secretary of state Mike Pompeo called it a “serious medical incident”.
As reported, state Department spokesman Heather Nauert, the foreign Ministry sent to Guangzhou, a medical team to spend to explore all comers of all employees and their relatives. The results of the inspection, several people were sent to the USA for further evaluation.
“American doctors will continue to conduct a full assessment to establish the cause of the symptoms, and also to understand whether they correspond with the symptoms observed previously by other employees or in any way affiliated with the previous cases,” said Neuert.
Last year, the U.S. reported that some diplomats working in Cuba, and their families experienced strange symptoms – often after heard unusual sounds. The exact reasons for these phenomena are still unknown.