Travel Health Related Diseases & Conditions

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  • Guinea Worm Disease Guinea worm disease (GWD or dracunculiasis) is an infection caused by the parasite Dracunculus medinensis. After a person drinks...learn more »
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    Guinea Worm Disease Article
    • Guinea worm disease facts*
    • What is dracunculiasis (Guinea worm disease)?
    • How does Guinea worm disease spread?
    • What are the signs and symptoms of Guinea worm disease?
    • What is the treatment for Guinea worm disease?
    • Where is Guinea worm disease found?
    • Who is at risk for infection with Guinea worm disease?
    • Is Guinea worm disease a serious illness?
    • Is a person immune to Guinea worm disease once he or she has it?
    • Is it possible to prevent Guinea worm disease?