Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Havana, Cuba

Location:  Countrywide

Event:  The Department of State’s Travel Advisory for Cuba details how numerous U.S. government  employees appear to have been targeted in specific attacks, and that many of those employees suffered injuries as a consequence of these attacks.

On February 14, 2018, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published an article written by independent medical personnel involved in the evaluation and treatment of these injuries.

Actions to Take:

  • Discuss the JAMA article with a doctor if you have concerns prior to travel.
  • Consult with a doctor if you are concerned about symptoms you experienced either during or after your visit to Cuba.


S. Embassy Havana, Cuba
+(53) (7) 839-4100
+(53) (7) 839-4100 and dial 1, then 0 (after hours)

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444