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Field Notes: Guinea Worm 101

Join Dr. Donald Hopkins, special advisor, Carter Center health programs, on the ground in South Sudan for a quick lesson on the international campaign to eradicate Guinea worm disease. Learn the cause and treatment for Guinea worm disease, and the public health strategy that has reduced cases from 3.5 million when the effort began in 1986 by more than 99.99 percent.

Learn more about the Center's Guinea Worm Eradication Program:
http://www.cartercenter.org/health/guinea_worm/index.html

View most recent case totals: https://www.cartercenter.org/health/guinea_worm/case-totals.html

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