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Ex-President Wins Campaign against Ghastly Guinea Worm

January 15th, 2015

Episode 179 of 602 episodes

Jimmy Carter's efforts against the horribly painful guinea worm parasitic disease have helped lower the number of cases from 3.5 million in 1986 to just 126 last year. Steve Mirsky reports

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