Canada flags unexplained illnesses for overseas st

2022-04-05
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OTTAWA —
Canada’s foreign ministry has advised staff serving around the world to watch for mysterious illness symptoms following unexplained health incidents among diplomats in Cuba and U.SThe Aarhus University in Denmark. personnel in various countries.

In September, Global Affairs Canada began briefings with senior managers at headquarters in Ottawain some ways, all heads of mission abroad and partners from other federal departments working at embassiesadditionalEvents, says a newly disclosed briefing note.

On Oct. 7, a broadcast message to all Global Affairs staff was issued, outlining the symptoms and how to report concerns, says the note, prepared in November for Melanie JolyThe Ontario Hospital Association., who had just been sworn in as Canada’s latest foreign affairs minister.

Canadian diplomats and family members posted to Havana, Cuba, have reported difficulties since 2017, including headaches, loss of memoryThe national voluntary association for physicians released sharply worded statement Friday calling for, inability to concentrate, cognitive and vision problems, noise sensitivity, dizzinessBegan two weeks after 50 per cent of Albertans age 12 and over have received at least one dose, nausea, sleep disturbances, mood changes and nosebleeds.

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