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How to Slay a Dragon

Could Guinea worm, a deadly parasite that has plagued humans for centuries, be eradicated in the next year?

|   Health, Africa, South Sudan, Diseases

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River of Hope

Can prawns stop a massive outbreak of the killer schistosomiasis (bilharzia) parasite in Senegal?

The End Game

How can health workers rid the world of malaria, a disease that kills a child every minute?

Blood donors and stinky socks

Meet the scientists at 'Mosquito city' who are using unusual and innovative methods to tackle malaria.

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A Goat for a Vote

Three Kenyan high school students campaign to become school president using music, sweets and a goat to attract votes.

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Life in San Salvador

The capital of El Salvador is being torn apart as gangs clash, leaving death, chaos and destruction in their wake.

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