FAST Facts| Guinea Worm Disease| News

Excerpt from the article “The Riddle of Jimmy Carter” by Nicholas Dawidoff, Feb. 1, 2011 Guinea worm has been an excruciating human scourge dating back to biblical times, when it was known as the Fiery Serpent, and is thought to have tormented the followers of Moses. Once someone becomes infected from drinking stagnant water, a … Continue reading