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126 Guinea Worm Cases Recorded In 2014, Former President Carter Announces At New Museum Exhibit On Disease Eradication

New York Times: At Museum, New Front in Guinea Worm Fight
“There were only 126 cases of Guinea worm reported in the world last year, a 15 percent drop from the year before, according to former President Jimmy Carter, who has fought for decades to eradicate the debilitating disease … Mr. Carter made the announcement Monday at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, where he presided over the opening of a new exhibition, ‘Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease’…” (McNeil, 1/12).