Introduction: Dracunculiasis


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Dracunculiasis: Parasitic worm disease of developing countries

Dracunculiasis: Dracunculiasis, more commonly known as Guinea worm disease, is a preventable infection caused by the parasite Dracunculus medinensis. Infection affects poor communities in remote parts of Africa that do not have safe water to drink. 1

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