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CIA Director William Burns says he has appointed a senior officer who led the hunt for Osama bin Laden to head the investigation into ailments that have afflicted U.S. officials around the world. Ian Morton/NPR hide caption

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CIA Director Says He Is Escalating Efforts To Solve 'Havana Syndrome' Mystery

In an NPR interview, William Burns says he has appointed a senior officer who led the hunt for Osama bin Laden to head the investigation into ailments that has afflicted U.S. officials worldwide.

CIA Director William Burns says he has appointed a senior officer who led the hunt for Osama bin Laden to head the investigation into ailments that have afflicted U.S. officials around the world. Ian Morton/NPR hide caption

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CIA Director Says He Is Escalating Efforts To Solve 'Havana Syndrome' Mystery

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