US panic as mystery illness strikes down diplomats in Vietnam with Kamala Harris touring

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The emergency was triggered just hours before US Vice-President Kamala Harris arrived in Vietnam.

Josh Lederman from NBC News tweeted: “At least 2 US personnel in Hanoi, Vietnam will be medevacked out of country after Havana Syndrome incidents over the weekend.

“Hours before VP Harris arrived in Vietnam, US staff informed the incidents involved strange sounds, senior US officials tell me & @mitchellreports.”

Very little is known about the Havana Syndrome and symptoms can include dizziness, nausea, migraines and memory lapses.

The illness got its name as it was first was reported in 2016 by American officials based in the US embassy in Cuba.

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