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Shedding Light on NTDs: Guinea Worm Disease
Jul 12, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

  Historically referred to as “little dragons”, this week’s NTD is Guinea worm disease. Guinea worm is caused by a parasitic worm that causes severe...

The End of Guinea Worm?
Jan 17, 2016 | Colleen Nguyen

Last week, The Carter Center announced that only 22 cases of Guinea Worm occurred in 2015 [1]. This signals a significant drop from the 146 cases of...

Cholera Outbreak Likely to Worsen in Lake Chad Basin
Sep 23, 2011 | Amy L. Sonricker Hansen

For the past year Chad has been fighting an outbreak of cholera. The country has recorded 12,713 cases and 364 deaths due to cholera this year. The...