We may be close to wiping out one of the world's most horrifying parasites

Reality TV shows like Survivor are facing their first ecological crisis: It seems as though the guinea worm maybe eradicated within the next few years. This is a parasite that has to be slowly pulled out of people's legs, over the course of months. Could we really make the guinea worm the next smallpox? »7/20/12 3:40pm7/20/12 3:40pm