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African Journal of Food Science
There were 68 konzo cases in three villages in Boko Health Zone, Bandundu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where yearly incidence had increased greatly since 2009. The nine months long intervention to prevent konzo started in the wet season. Village women were taught the wetting method, after which there were no new konzo cases and urinary thiocyanate levels were low. a correlation was found between the monthly cyanide intake (measured by percentage of children with high urinarydoi:10.5897/ajfs2014.1162 fatcat:zttfrkn3urbmpax5zzl4w247ta