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CDC’s MMWR Examines Progress Toward Global Eradication Of Guinea Worm, Polio

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Progress Toward Global Eradication of Dracunculiasis, January 2014 — June 2015
Researchers from the Carter Center and CDC discuss progress toward eradicating dracunculiasis, or Guinea worm disease, which is caused by a parasitic worm. The report highlights the situations in Chad, Ethiopia, Mali, and South Sudan (10/23).

CDC’s “Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report”: Progress Toward Poliomyelitis Eradication — Afghanistan, January 2014 — August 2015
Chukwuma Mbaeyi of the Global Immunization Division at the CDC’s Center for Global Health and colleagues discuss Afghanistan’s progress toward and challenges in eradicating polio (10/23).

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