Category: nodding syndrome

Community Survey for Nodding Syndrome in Northern Uganda – CDC an Unfailing Hope

On a hot afternoon under the shade of a drought-ridden tree, fourteen year old Ojok Daniel (name changed) suddenly stopped eating. Ojok began staring into the distance and his head started to nod every 8-10 seconds. This episode lasted for about 5 minutes. Unfortunately, this is neither the first nor the last occurrence for Ojak. Read More >

Posted on by Sudhir Bunga, MD, MBBS, Analyst for Global Disease Detection Operations CenterTags , ,