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The Final Fight Against Guinea Worm

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Southern Sudan is the last holdout in a decades-long campaign to eradicate guinea worm, a painful and crippling parasite. The guinea worm grows up to…read more

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Tanzania’s Brain Drain

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Tanzania has a brain drain problem; not enough doctors to treat its more than 40 million people. To combat this, the Tanzanian Government now trains…read more

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Swine Flu Affecting Schools, Daily Life

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With the H1N1 virus, also known as the swine flu, now detected in at least 16 U.S. states some local communities are now taking forceful…read more

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Apartheid Sowed Seeds of South Africa’s AIDS Epidemic

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Unlike her predecessors South Africa’s new Health Minister, Barbara Hogan, is promoting safer sex, testing, antiretroviral drugs, and disease education to try and fight the…read more

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AIDS Orphans Tragic Consequence of Epidemic in South Africa

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In his third report on health issues in South Africa, the NewsHour’s Ray Suarez files this troubling piece about children who lose their parents to…read more

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