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8/5/11: Asleep

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By Jennifer Napier-Pearce

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8/5/11: Asleep

Salt Lake City, Utah – A century ago, a mysterious epidemic emerged. Patients could not move, yet they were fully aware of everything going on around them. This so-called "sleeping sickness" claimed over a million lives, then disappeared as quickly as it had arrived. On Friday, a look at the pandemic which doctors are still trying to understand.

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