The United States has issued a new health alert for its citizens in China – the second in less than two weeks – over allegations that American diplomats and their families may be the target of a spate of mysterious “sonic attacks.”
The State Department issued the alert on Friday, amid reports that some US diplomats have been experiencing traumatic brain injuries in China’s southern city of Guangzhou.
The alert calls on Americans to seek medical help in the event they suffered any “unusual, unexplained physical symptoms or events, auditory or sensory phenomena, or other health concerns.”
It called on US citizens to be attentive to symptoms including “dizziness, headaches, tinnitus, fatigue, cognitive issues, visual problems, ear complaints and hearing loss, and difficulty sleeping.”
The alert was issued one day after the US brought home “a number of individuals” from its consulate in Guangzhou, for “further evaluation and…