Stories Related to Mysterious ‘nodding Syndrome’ Affects Many Ugandan Children; Experts Seek Cause

PADER DISTRICT, Uganda — Most mornings, Michael Odongkara takes his daughter Nancy Lamwaka outside and ties her ankle to a mango tree. It’s not something he likes to do. But the disease that gives the 12-year-old violent seizures has so diminished her mental capacity that she no longer talks and often wanders off.

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