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  1. 2. <ul><li>Only 4,410 cases were reported worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Guinea worm cases hit record short, their hoping by the end of the of next year the disease will have been completely died out. </li></ul><ul><li>Guinea worm cases hit record low, prompting hope that new cases could end as soon as next year </li></ul>
  2. 3. What causes Guinea worm! <ul><li>drinking contaminated water that contains worm larvae </li></ul><ul><li>worm larvae can grow to three feet long in a year! </li></ul>
  3. 4. Treatment! <ul><li>Surgically removing the worm but </li></ul><ul><li>Because this disease is usually occurred in rural areas, they use a piece of wood to pull out the worm </li></ul><ul><li>Herbs and oils are also used to heal the wounded site </li></ul>
  4. 5. Symptoms of guinea worm! <ul><li>Blister forming on skin by the worm </li></ul><ul><li>extreme pain when the worm is emerging </li></ul><ul><li>Eight months after your infected you get symptons. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Sites used! <ul><li>http://www.healthatoz.com/healthatoz/Atoz/common/standard/transform.jsp?requestURI=/healthatoz/Atoz/ency/guinea_worm_infection.jsp </li></ul>

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