African doctor in China makes music video to educate about coronavirus

African doctor in China makes music video to educate about coronavirus

- Percy Akuetteh, a young Ghanaian doctor working in China, has released a music video concerning the coronavirus

- While studying medicine in school, Percy makes music as a hobby

- The music video, which was in Chinese, reportedly speaks about the coronavirus, educating the public on what to do to protect their health

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A Ghanaian doctor identified as Dr Percy Akuetteh, who is a surgery PhD student in China, has released a rap music video in Chinese concerning the coronavirus, otherwise known as Covid-19.

According to an interview conducted with the PhD student by Myjoyonline.com, although studying medicine in school, Percy produces music as a hobby.

It is indicated that the young doctor sings and raps in five different languages, of which two are Chinese dialects, one of which is reportedly the most difficult language in the world.

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Watch the music video in the documentary below:

The music video, which was recorded in Chinese, reportedly speaks about the coronavirus, educating the public on what to do and encouraging the world that the virus can be fought.

According to Dr Akuetteh, the video has been received with great joy by the Chinese as it makes them feel there are foreigners who understand their situation and share their pain.

The exact location where the singing doctor works has not been confirmed but it's thought that he is not in the epicentre of the disease, which is Wuhan.

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In other news, nearly a billion members of the Catholic Church are rejoicing the news that Pope Francis tested negative for the coronavirus. The 83-year-old church leader had to cancel several events recently as he had been battling cold-like symptoms.

Many feared that the Pope had contracted the dreaded disease at an event to mark Ash Wednesday last week.

The Vatican said the Pope is suffering from a cold and is currently getting some much-needed rest.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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