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The Rap Against Ebola

The "Ebola Rap," a catchy song now trending on Liberian radio, is helping to communicate to the public that "Ebola is real."
"Ebola Rap" doesn't need to make the Top 40 to be a hit.

Efforts to control the outbreak of Ebola in Africa have gotten so desperate that public-health officials are turning into music producers. The "Ebola Rap," now trending on Liberian radio, is performed by locally famous hip-hop singers and underwritten by the ministry of health and others, including UNICEF.

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