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You’re waiting in line for a bus when the woman in front of you falls to the floor and starts to shake. There’s panic as some people try to bring her round, while others stay well back, afraid of what they’re seeing. For 500,000 people in Zimbabwe, seizures like this could happen at any time. In this special feature, NELSON SIBANDA reports on how lack of specialist care makes epilepsy even more of a danger.

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