Vice President Kamala Harris’s flight to Singapore was delayed on Tuesday due to an uncommon well being incident, in keeping with the State Division.
“Earlier this night, the Vice President’s touring delegation was delayed from departing Singapore as a result of the Vice President’s workplace was made conscious of a report of a current attainable anomalous well being incident in Hanoi, Vietnam,” the company mentioned in a press release.
“After cautious evaluation, the choice was made to proceed with the Vice President’s journey,” it added.
The character of the incident was not disclosed, however comparable phrasing has been used up to now to explain an affliction known as Havana syndrome.
That affliction has affected dozens of U.S. officers, who’ve reported signs like extreme complications, dizziness, and vertigo. The signs have primarily been reported in Cuba.
The White Home didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Symone Sanders, a spokeswoman for Harris, advised reporters that the vp “is effectively,” The Related Press reported.
“She is effectively, all is ok, and she or he’s wanting ahead to the conferences in Hanoi tomorrow,” Sanders added.
Harris’s flight took off roughly three hours after it was scheduled to go away.
Harris delivered a speech earlier Tuesday to the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, telling the group that President Joe Biden “made the brave and proper determination” to withdraw from Afghanistan.
“Over these previous weeks, the US has been centered on safely evacuating Americans, worldwide companions, Afghans who labored aspect by aspect with us, and different Afghans in danger. We’re laser-focused on the duty at hand. And we’re extraordinarily grateful to our women and men in uniform and to embassy employees who’re on the bottom, as we converse, making this historic airlift occur in an extremely tough and harmful setting,” she added.