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MC Bugg-Z Uses Hip-Hop To Educate About Preventing Zika

The rhymes of Andy Lima, aka MC Bugg-Z, are aimed at educating people about how to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases.
(Jacob Fenston / WAMU)
The rhymes of Andy Lima, aka MC Bugg-Z, are aimed at educating people about how to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases. (Jacob Fenston / WAMU)

Mosquito biologist Andy Lima sometimes goes by another name. As MC Bugg-Z, he raps about mosquitoes and the illnesses they can spread. It is all part of a campaign to educate the public on disease prevention.

Jacob Fenston (@JacobFenston) of Here & Now contributor WAMU reports on the scientist/rapper who figured out that “Zika” rhymes with “mosquita.”

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