Cuba calls on US and Canada to investigate ‘sonic attack’ claims

Cuba calls on US and Canada to investigate ‘sonic attack’ claims

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By: Ian Sample Science editor |

Cuba calls on US and Canada to investigate ‘sonic attack’ claims

| Neuroscience | The Guardian

Luis Velázquez, Cuba’s most senior scientist, says joint inquiry needed to find truth behind alleged attacks on diplomats

The most senior scientist in Cuba has called on his opposite numbers in the US and Canada to assess the evidence behind claims that mysterious attacks in Havana left American and Canadian diplomats with inexplicable concussion-like brain injuries.

Luis Velázquez, a neurologist who was recently appointed president of the Cuban Academy of Sciences, has asked the US and Canadian national science academies for a joint scientific inquiry to examine the evidence behind the alleged attacks.

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