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Health & Medicine

This catchy West African dance tune carries a public health message about Ebola

When you hear a catchy dance tune and find out it's called "Ebola's in Town," you might assume the song is about some cool person named Ebola. But no, it's about the deadly virus that's currently taking lives in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The song was recorded by three musicians from Liberia and the lyrics are about how to avoid contracting the Ebola virus but along the way it over-reaches and feeds into the stigma against the disease.

Politics

Guineans in New York City look toward home

The violence that has rocked the West African nation of Guinea in the past weeks has left many Guineans living outside the country anxious about their friends and families back home. The World's Alex Gallafent takes the pulse of Guineans in New York.