Secret of 'microwave weapons' targeting US diplomats revealed
.. Time and time again, Western governments and the media have sprung
into action to inform us of some new evil plot, only to backpedal
later when it became clear that there was nothing to it.
Take, for instance, the multi-year saga that was Russiagate, built on
the idea that Donald Trump was a Russian agent. There are still some
believers, but for the most part people lost interest once it became
clear that it was a load of baloney and that the "Steele Dossier" that
sparked it off wasn't worth the paper it was written on.
Then there were the claims that Russia was arming the Taliban, that it
had inserted malware into the Vermont electrical grid, that it had
bankrolled Brexit via British businessman Arron Banks, and so on. All
are now discredited.
Yet the allegations keep on coming ..
It didn't take long, though, for skeptics to come up with other
theories. One was that the syndrome was caused by the loud noise made
by crickets. Support for this theory later came in a report
commissioned by the US State Department that concluded crickets were
the most likely culprits in 21 recorded cases.
Late last year, another theory emerged. Havana Syndrome was "a mass
psychogenic illness," a group of US scientists decided. It was, they
said, an example of the "nocebo effect," the opposite of the placebo
effect. In this, expectations of something negative happening to one's
health causes something negative to happen. After the initial incident
in Cuba, US diplomats were told to look out for "anomalous health"
issues, and as a result they started feeling them ..
Read more <https://tinyurl.com/y9qv7jvb
There's a Wikipaedia article listing the known "mass hysteria cases".
- Kenya (October 2019)
- Malaysia (2019)
- Nepal (2016-2018)
- US, Canada (2016)
- Colombia (2015)
- Sri Lanka (2012)
- US, New York (2011-12)
- Brunei (2010)
- Afghanistan (2009)
- Tanzania (2008)
- US, Virginia (2007)
- suburb of Mexico City (2006)
- Portuguese schools (2006)
- US, North Carolina (2002)