REMOVING A GUINEA WORM

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Date

39117

Description

Patients in Savelugu, Ghana with Guinea worm, soak their hanging worms or wounds prior to their daily morning treatment at containment centers to facilitate easier removal and control the release of Guinea worm larvae.

Source

The Carter Center Office of Public Information, Health Programs
453 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307
www.cartercenter.org

Citation

Credit: The Carter Center/L. Gubb, “REMOVING A GUINEA WORM,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed June 2, 2020, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/4923.