Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Uganda's nodding disease: 'I've lost hope'

In the north of Uganda, thousands of children have fallen ill with a fatal, incurable disease known as nodding disease.
Communities are starting to panic and some people are losing hope as the medical community struggles to either find a cause or a cure, as the BBC's Will Ross reports.

Driving through villages of Uganda's northern Kitgum district it is staggering how many families have been affected by the debilitating nodding syndrome.
In Tumangu village it is like a plague.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-17589445

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