US pulls two more from Cuba amid puzzling health cases now affecting China

Enlarge / The US flag flies outside the US Embassy on October 14, 2017 in Havana, Cuba. (credit: GettyGary Hershorn)

The US government has withdrawn two more US workers from its embassy in Cuba following fresh accounts of bizarre noises followed by an array of symptoms consistent with mild traumatic head injuries, according to a series of reports from the Associated Press.

The two workers are considered “potentially new cases” in mysterious incidents plaguing Cuba and also workers in the US consulate in the Chinese city of Guangzhou, just northwest of Hong Kong.

The workers have been sent to the University of Pennsylvania for more neurological testing, where experts previously evaluated and treated 21 of the 24 confirmed US cases from Cuba and have begun evaluating workers evacuated from Guangzhou.

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US pulls two more from Cuba amid puzzling health cases now affecting China