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Carter Center Helps Eliminate Elephantiasis From 2 Nigerian States

VOA News: 2 Nigerian States Eliminate Elephantiasis, Carter Center Says
“The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization run by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, said Friday that it had helped eliminate elephantiasis, a disfiguring tropical disease, from two states in Nigeria where the problem was at its worst. … Dr. Gregory Noland of the Carter Center said health professionals have been working for years to eradicate the disease in Plateau and Nasarawa, through drug treatment and use of bed nets to ward off mosquitoes at night…” (10/13).

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