Pamela Spratlen

(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE  - This Aug. 10, 2006, file photo shows the sign used as the backdrop for press briefings at the U.S. Department of State in Washington. More of the first volunteers are starting to trickle back to their desks at federal agencies in the coronavirus lockdown. In the third month after Americans began sheltering in place and worksites began closing, the Energy Department says the first voluntary returns of a small number of headquarters workers began Monday. The State Department and Agriculture Department also have some workers returning to job places this month. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak. File)

‘What caused this?’ State Department reinvigorates task force on mystery illness

Dozens of State Department personnel overseas since 2016 have reported sudden bouts of dizziness, cognitive problems, and hearing loss with no underlying…

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