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End of Guinea Worm in Sight for Carter Center

Dracunculiasis is a parasitic infection that once afflicted millions primarily in Africa and parts of South Asia.  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. During Carter’s August announcement he was battling cancer, he made it clear he has plenty left to do.  One big wish: “I would like...

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