South Sudan winning against Guinea worm, says Jimmy Carter

In this Wednesday Oct. 4, 2017 photo, children in the town of Terekeka draw water from a stagnant pond that was once infected with Guinea Worm when the town was endemic. South Sudan is one of three remaining countries working to rid itself of the debilitating disease. War-torn South Sudan “should serve as an example” for other countries in the progress it is making in eradicating Guinea worm, said former United States President Jimmy Carter. (AP Photo/Mariah Quesada)


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