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Patrick Anywar,14, who suffers from mystery illness Nodding Disease, lies in the dust outside his family home in northern Uganda. Scientists are struggling to find the cause of the ailment which the Ugandan government says has affected over 4,000 children in northern Uganda and claimed the lives of 200 in past few years.
Credit: Michele Sibiloni