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Georgia Institute of Technology Research News

Drinking Water -- Nigeria

Caption: This Nigerian woman is gathering water from a local pond, which is used as a source of drinking water. But because of a Guinea worm larvae infestation, this water must be filtered to remove the water fleas that carry the parasitic larvae of the Guinea worm.

Credit: Photo by E. Staub, Courtesy of CDC and the Carter Center

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