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State Dept. lacked long-term care for Cuba health incidents


August 31, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal review submitted to Congress Thursday says the State Department had "insufficient resources" to support long-term care following mysterious health incidents in Cuba.

However, the Accountability Review Board, convened by former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, also says the department's Bureau of Medical Services "provided competent and professional response to an unprecedented situation."

The review recommended mandating medical screening before and after assignments or temporary duty in Havana.

Twenty-five embassy workers in Cuba have been affected by myste...

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