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Carter Center Works to Eradicate Trachoma

The Carter Center’s Trachoma Control Program is working to eradicate the eye disease called Trachoma that often causes blindness. If left untreated, the disease causes the eyelids and lashes to grow inward, scratching the cornea. Trachoma is found in over 50 countries in the world including the Americas and Asia, but is most commonly found in Africa and the Middle East.  The Carter Center – which is based in Atlanta, Georgia – works with other international organizations to...

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