The popular song by the late Grammy-award winning singer Miriam Makeba has been re-released with new lyrics to spread information about coronavirus to vulnerable communities. Pata Pata means "touch touch" in Xhosa. The new version, sung by Beninese artist Angelique Kidjo. includes lyrics such as: "We need to keep our hands clean so no-Pata Pata. Don't touch your face, keep distance please and no-Pata Pata."
Unicef, 23 April 2020
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Miriam Makeba and Angelique Kidjo (supplied).
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