Nicholas Comninellis

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February 2023

International Public Health

Jimmy Carter, Guinea Worm, and Human Disease Eradication

Last week, Jimmy Carter – 39th US President 1977-1981 – entered hospice care at age 98. Post-presidency, Carter focused his energies on distinguished humanitarian pursuits: launching Habitat for Humanity, negotiating cessation of international conflicts, instructing biblical truths, and leading the march to eradicate a human infection.   Dracunculiasis, or Guinea worm infection, is a parasitic disease […]

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