rare Guinea Worm faces extinction. Yet despite growing public support
for environmentalism and preservation of endangered species, few
people will speak out on the Guinea Worm's behalf. In fact, the
United Nations and several prominent U.S. agencies are leading a
quiet campaign to eradicate this dwindling species forever from
the planet. Is the Guinea Worm the world's most endangered species?
the date! August 7 is International Save the Guinea Worm Day!