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Sudan, Africa: Guinea Worm Returns

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    Posted: July 26 2018 at 12:36am
MINOR SETBACK FOR ERRADICATION PROGRAMME

After 18 months without a new infection, 3 people have contracted guinea worms.  Sudan has been attempting an eradication programme, along with the rest of Africa, of the debilitating, but non-fatal, parasite.  Jimmy Carter has been promoting this Africa-wide erradication programme, which is brilliantly successful and almost complete.

The whole article on the setback is to be found here:  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/0/guinea-worm-outbreak-dashes-hopes-elimination-south-sudan/
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