Jimmy Carter shows up Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show to talk about the Carter Center’s success at nearly eradicating guinea worm, a painful parasitic worm that used to afflict millions of people every year. Thanks to Carter’s team, there are now just hundreds of cases in South Sudan.
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