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New clinics to help children suffering from mysterious syndrome.
Nodding disease 2 2012 3 1

Some of the 12 children of Martin Ochen, five of whom suffer from the mystery illness Nodding Disease, at their family home in Tumangu village, Kitgum district, northern Uganda. Scientists are struggling to find the cause of the ailment which the Ugandan government says has affected nearly 4,000 children in northern Uganda and claimed the lives of 200 in past few years.

Michele Sibiloni