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    Ghana pushes to eradicate waterborne parasite 01 March 09

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    A parasite, ingested as larvae through polluted drinking water, has afflicted hundreds of people in Ghana.

    Al Jazeera's Dan Nolan visited a village in northern Ghana where health officials are working to help people affected by the guinea worm, which can grow up to one-metre long inside the bodies of its victims.