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Carter Center Continues To Pursue Guinea Worm Eradication

VOA News: End of Guinea Worm in Sight for Carter Center
“…Thanks to the efforts of former President Jimmy Carter and the Atlanta-based Carter Center working with government health ministries, the disease historically known as Guinea worm is on the verge of becoming a historical footnote. During Carter’s August announcement he was battling cancer, he made it clear he has plenty left to do. One big wish: ‘I would like for the last Guinea worm to die before I do,’ he said…” (Farabaugh, 9/24).

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