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Matthew Kielty

Matthew Kielty appears in the following:

Nodding Syndrome: A Devastating Medical Mystery In Uganda

Sunday, June 02, 2013

The strange disease known as nodding syndrome affects only children, and only in parts of East Africa. The illness begins with nodding of the head and ends with massive physical and cognitive deterioration; its cause has eluded epidemiologists. Treating 3,000 affected children has been left to Ugandans.

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After Years Of War, Ugandan Children Face New Deadly Threat

Saturday, June 01, 2013

Uganda has lost one generation to a brutal, decades-long war. Now, a second generation is jeopardized by a strange disease known as nodding syndrome, which affects only children in parts of Africa and has no known cause.

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