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Disease That Causes 3-Foot Worm To Grow In Body Eliminated From Mali

Wed Jan 11 08:07:33 EST 2017 | The Huffington Post
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 serious health scare. Carter, who is now cancer-free, found out at the time that the disease had spread to his brain. “These last few cases of Guinea worm disease remain because they are the most difficult to reach, often appearing in conflict areas or among remote, disenfranchised populations,” Carter said in a press ..

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(CNN) - President Jimmy Carter wants to outlive Guinea worm disease. With a grin on his face, twinkle in his eyes and pep in his step, the 92-year-old former president sat down to ..
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..
(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..
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 -- 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 ..
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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