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South African hit dis­pels Covid blues

- Infectious Diseases · Health Conditions · Sao Paulo · Sweden

From Sao Paulo to Swe­den, thou­sands of peo­ple around the world have posted clips of them­selves danc­ing to South African house song Jerusalema. With con­firmed global coro­n­avirus deaths near­ing a grim mile­stone of one mil­lion, a vac­cine still some time away and lock­downs and so­cial dis­tanc­ing mea­sures to curb the pan­demic’s spread weigh­ing on pub­lic life, the up-tempo gospel groove has pro­vided a mo­ment’s re­lief across bor­ders and lan­guage bar­ri­ers.

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