The race to eliminate Elephantiasis in India

April 24, 2015 7:30 PM

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(CNN)It takes eight to 10 years to take hold and once symptoms emerge, it can leave people permanently disabled and disfigured in its wake. With a signature symptom of legs and feet swollen to enormous proportions, this parasite continues to infect 120 million worldwide and put almost 1.4 billion pe...

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