Former President Carter Praises South Sudan’s Work Toward Eradicating Guinea Worm

Associated Press: South Sudan winning against Guinea worm, says Jimmy Carter
“War-torn South Sudan ‘should serve as an example’ for other countries in the progress it is making in eradicating Guinea worm, said former United States President Jimmy Carter. Speaking to the Associated Press, Carter praised the world’s youngest nation for making steady progress in ridding itself of the debilitating parasite despite the ‘tremendous problems’…” (Mednick, 10/9).

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