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Carter: Guinea Worm disease reported in 3 countries in 2016 - SFGate

Wed Jan 11 07:29:53 EST 2017 | SFgate
Former President Jimmy Carter, who has been working for years to eradicate Guinea worm disease, says there were only 25 human cases of the illness reported worldwide in 2016. The former president said that when The Carter Center joined the battle to eliminate Guinea worm disease in the mid-1980s, there were about 3.5 million cases in 21 countries. At a news conference Wednesday at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Carter said that for the first time, Mali reported no cases of the tropical disease. C..

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Former President Jimmy Carter, who has been working for years to eradicate Guinea worm disease, says there were only 25 human cases of the illness reported worldwide in 2016. The f..
Former President Jimmy Carter, who has been working for years to eradicate Guinea worm disease, says there were only 25 human cases of the illness reported worldwide in 2016. The f..
ATLANTA, GEORGIA —  When former President Jimmy Carter announced he was battling cancer in an August 2015 news conference at his Atlanta-based nonprofit Carter Center, he shar..
ATLANTA -- Former President Jimmy Carter, who has been working for decades to eradicate Guinea worm disease, says only 25 human cases of the illness were reported worldwide in 2016..
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter, who has been working for decades to eradicate Guinea worm disease, says only 25 human cases of the illness were reported worldwide in ..
(Newser) – Jimmy Carter, who's been working for decades to eradicate Guinea worm disease, says only 25 human cases of the illness were reported worldwide in 2016. When the Carter C..
Posted: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 11:22 am Associated Press | Former President Jimmy Carter, who has been working for years to eradicate Guinea worm disease, says there were only..
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mali has eliminated Guinea worm disease bringing the world a step closer to eradicating the debilitating parasitic disease that is now only en..
Mali Eradicates Guinea Worm
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LONDON —  Mali has eliminated Guinea worm disease, bringing the world a step closer to eradicating the debilitating parasitic disease, the U.S.-based Carter Center said, citin..
Carter has repeatedly voiced his desire to end the disease throughout the years. But his commitment to the cause took on a more urgent tone in 2015 when the former president had a ..
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