Guinea worm

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Guinea worms are thing, thread-like parasites. Inside the human body they can grow up to 3 feet long (one meter) before emerging through the skin.

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“Guinea worm,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed March 30, 2017, http://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/4917.