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also n'ga·na  (nə-gä′nə)
An often fatal disease of domestic animals in sub-Saharan Africa, caused by various trypanosomes transmitted by tsetse flies and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation.

[Zulu -nakane.]
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(Veterinary Science) a disease of domesticated animals of central and southern Africa, caused by parasitic protozoa of the genus Trypanosoma transmitted by tsetse flies
[from Zulu u-nakane]
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(nəˈgɑ nə)

a disease of livestock and other animals, widespread in parts of Africa, caused by several species of trypanosomes and transmitted by a variety of tsetse fly.
[1890–95; < Nguni]
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Divisional Sports Officer Rana Nadeem Anjum said that cycling event would be held at Nagana chowk at 8.30 am on August 14, hockey, basketball, gymnastics and karate events would be held in the evening at sports complex Multan.
The Agriculture ministry, through the Kenya Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Eradication Council (KENTTEC), vaccinated more than 60,000 head of cattle against nagana.
Caption: WWI era Russian officers armed with the Revol'ver Sistemy Nagana obr.
In another investigation, Haji Muhammad Abdullah, and Imtiaz Hussain, developer of Gulshan-e-Rehman, Moza Dorana Nagana, Multan, have also been arrested.
In another investigation, Haji Mohammad Abdullah, and Imtiaz Hussain, developer of Gulshan-e-Rehman, Moza Dorana Nagana, Multan, have also been arrested.
Recently, Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki said government targets to eradicate neglected tropical diseases, such as sleeping sickness, by 2020.The blood-sucking tsetse flies transmit sleeping sickness (African trypanosomiasis) in humans and a similar disease called nagana in domestic animals.World Health Organisation website shows that sleeping sickness occurs in 36 sub-Saharan countries.
The CTD sources said that a team raided the hideout of the terrorists in Nagana Chowk area on a tip-off and caught the alleged terrorists who were planning to attack sensitive installations.
Jayaprakasha, G.K., Mandadi, K.K., Shibu, M., Poulose, Y., Jadegoud, G.A., Nagana, G., Bhimanagouda, S.
En Trypanosoma spp, los episodios clinicos se caracterizan por una severa caida en la produccion de leche, perdida de la condicion corporal, abortos y mortalidad en el ganado adulto; esto contrasta con el sindrome de Nagana o Renguera descrito en algunos textos como una enfermedad cronica, consuntiva, acompanada de fiebres intermitentes, anemia y edemas [4].
About 30 years later, in 1895, the cycle of nagana, a disease of cattle spread by a species of tsetse fly, was uncovered by Sir David Bruce of the British Royal Army Medical Corps, in Zululand.
(71.) Karen Brown, 'From Ubombo to Mkhuzi: Disease, Colonial Science, and the Control of Nagana (Livestock Trypanosomosis) in Zululand, South Africa, c.1894-1953', Journal of the History of Medicine 63(2008): 285-322; and 'Environmental and Veterinary History--Some Themes and Suggested Ways Forward', Environment and History 20(2014): 547-559.