In this photo dated, Feb. 16, 2012, shows Dr. Scott Dowel, director of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response Division speaks at a news conference on nodding disease in Uganda’s capital ... more 
In this photo dated, Feb. 16, 2012, shows Dr. Scott Dowel, director of Global Disease Detection and Emergency Response Division speaks at a news conference on nodding disease in Uganda’s capital Kampala. Uganda this week hosts a four-day international conference on nodding syndrome that health officials believe will lead to a clearer understanding of the mysterious disease. The disease is called nodding syndrome, or nodding head disease, because those who have it nod their heads and sometimes go into epileptic-like fits. The disease stunts children and destroys their cognition, rendering them unable to perform small tasks. (AP Photo/Stephen Wandera) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Stephen Wandera
Sun, Jul 29, 2012 9:32 AM EDT