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Stories with subject: Worms
  • India launches campaign for deworming millions of children story has photos
    Updated: Feb-10-16 8:58 am

    NEW DELHI - Millions of Indian children are getting deworming treatment in a massive national campaign to prevent parasitic worms from infecting them and impairing their mental and physical development.

  • Jimmy Carter hopeful for Guinea worm eradication in Africa 
    Updated: Feb-03-16 7:31 am

    JUBA, South Sudan - Former US President Jimmy Carter says that Guinea worm disease may soon be eradicated, which would be the most exciting accomplishment of his career, although progress is hampered by ongoing conflict in Mali and South Sudan.