Kamala Harris arrives in Vietnam after delay over possible 'Havana syndrome' case

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the case had not been confirmed and a safety assessment was completed before the vice president flew on to Hanoi, the Vietnamese capital, Reuters reported. 

“After careful assessment, the decision was made to continue with the Vice President’s trip,” a statement for the vice president said.

Harris left Washington on Friday for a brief tour of Southeast Asia. 

In Singapore, where she was delayed, she sharply criticized China, emphasizing U.S. support for a free Indo-Pacific region and condemning aggression there from Beijing’s communist regime.

Some U.S. intelligence officials believe Havana Syndrome may be intentionally caused. The syndrome has already sickened more than 200 U.S. government officials, according to Reuters. 

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The delay of Harris’ flight came less than a week after news emerged that multiple U.S. officials at the embassy in Berlin have sought treatment for symptoms of the syndrome.

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is welcomed by Chairman of the Office of State President Le Khanh Hai, as she arrives for the second leg of her Asia trip, in Hanoi, Vietnam, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (Associated Press)

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is welcomed by Chairman of the Office of State President Le Khanh Hai, as she arrives for the second leg of her Asia trip, in Hanoi, Vietnam, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (Associated Press)

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