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This Man Is Teaching People About The Dangers Of The Zika Virus Through Dancehall Music

An infectious virus AND beat.

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Michael Abrahams, a gynecologist and YouTube sensation from Kingston, Jamaica, has put together a catchy song outlining how to avoid catching the Zika virus.

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Abrahams is a popular public figure in Jamaica and uses Twitter and YouTube to spread medical knowledge in a humorous way.

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"The Minister of Health had seen my work," he said. "I said I thought we needed something visual, and it was deliberately done in a dancehall style — the most popular genre in Jamaica — to engage a wider crowd."

Rachael Krishna is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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