Coronavirus: Cartoon Network's hygiene PSA, and 7 more of the best Covid-19 songs


From Vietnam's trending cartoon, beloved by John Oliver, to a Lady Gaga parody, these are our favourite tunes spreading important messages about health and handwashing

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The Powerpuff Girls have an important message for fans.

Cartoon Network has released a video about good hygiene practices during the coronavirus outbreak, starring iconic characters from the network's shows, including Powerpuff Girls and Adventure Time.

It's a cute video that reminds viewers of the importance of washing your hands and staying safe, set to a ditty called Be Clean, Be Cool.

It is the latest in a slew of trending videos that have been released by both media companies and celebs, as well as creative TikTokers and Instagrammers.

Here are some of our favourites.

The OG coronavirus song came from Singaporean entertainer Alvin Oon, and was set to 1960s classic, The Sound of Silence.

Lady Gaga only released her new single, Stupid Love, at the end of February, but Filipino-Canadian YouTuber Mikey Bustos has already written a timely parody, calling it Stupid Cough.

ICYMI, here's the awesome video released by Vietnam's National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health. 

Singapore couple Jo Tan and Edward Choy followed up their hilarious Come On, Eileen cover with a reworking of Alanis Morisette's Ironic.

There's Hong Kong's own trending tune, set to 90s hit, Torn.

One for the musical theatre fans from YouTuber Randy Rainbow (features mild swear words).

And finally, the diva responsible for I Will Survive, a song that is currently offering much needed optimism, Gloria Gaynor took to her TikTok account to show how her anthem is doing its part to contain the spread of Covid-19.

What's your favourite coronavirus song? Have you written one yourself? Tell us in the comments!