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It’s often said that “music heals.” While it may not cure disease, some nations are turning to music in an attempt to prevent it. Jamaica’s Ministry of Health produced a reggae music video that’s about Zika, a virus that is spread through mosquito bites. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Zika is not a new virus and is rarely deadly. However, there have been reports of serious birth defects related to the disease, such as microcephaly, a medical condition in which a baby’s head is smaller than it should be. At the present time, there is no vaccine or medication for the treatment of Zika.

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