2008 Guinea Worm Status

Don Hopkins 2008 GW update.JPG

Date

July 12, 2008

Description

Dr. Don Hopkins discusses the statuus of the Guinea Worm Eradication Program and relates that to the lessons learned from smallpox eradication. Cases still occuring in Sudan, Nigeria, Pakistan.
He is introduced by Dr. Stanley Foster.

Source

The David J. Sencer CDC Museum at the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333
www.cdc.gov/museum

Citation

“2008 Guinea Worm Status,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed May 28, 2017, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/3547.