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Nodding Disease Origins Remain Unexplained

A strange illness has been killing thousands of young people each year, and recently it has started claiming even more victims in Africa. Called nodding disease, it usually strikes children at the age of 4 or 5 years and starts with occasional bouts of uncontrolled nodding. As the disease progresses through adolescence, the nodding often [...]
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