REMOVING A GUINEA WORM

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Date

2008

Description

A young child in South Sudan is comforted as a medical volunteer extracts an emergent Guinea worm. Harboring the vast majority of the world's remaining cases, South Sudan has become the last frontier on the difficult path to eradicating this debilitating parasitic disease.

Source

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

Citation

Credit: The Carter Center/J. Albertson, “REMOVING A GUINEA WORM,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed May 20, 2019, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/4928.