End of Guinea Worm in Sight for Carter Center

September 24, 2015 04:00 PM
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Dracunculiasis is a parasitic infection that once afflicted millions primarily in Africa and parts of South Asia. But as VOA's Kane Farabaugh reports, thanks to the efforts of former President Jimmy Carter and the Atlanta-based Carter Center working with government health ministries, the disease historically known as Guinea Worm is on the verge of becoming a historical footnote.