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The Catchiest Song You’ll Hear Today About Zika Virus

Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.
The Florida Channel
Brazil's Ministry of Health has come up with quite the catchy Zika virus tune.

Brazil’s Ministry of Health has come up with quite the catchy Zika virus tune.

This is apparently the first of six songs scheduled aimed at educating children, and is written in first-person by the mosquito. The animation is fascinating, too, with the mosquito injecting skulls when he bites.

Check here to watch the video, and check here for the latest on Zika in Central Florida.

Reporter Abe Aboraya is part of WMFEin Orlando. WMFE is a partner with Health News Florida, which receives support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Health News Florida reporter Abe Aboraya works for WMFE in Orlando. He started writing for newspapers in high school. After graduating from the University of Central Florida in 2007, he spent a year traveling and working as a freelance reporter for the Seattle Times and the Seattle Weekly, and working for local news websites in the San Francisco Bay area. Most recently Abe worked as a reporter for the Orlando Business Journal. He comes from a family of health care workers.