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