Geldof hits back at nurse’s Band Aid criticism

Bob Geldof has hit back at critics of his Band Aid 30 charity single after a British nurse who survived Ebola said the song's lyrics were embarrassing and ignorant.

William Pooley, who made a full recovery after contracting the virus in Sierra Leone, branded the hit Ebola fundraising track "cringe-worthy", echoing criticism from several musicians.

The track, produced to raise funds to fight Ebola in west Africa, marks the 30th anniversary of the original Do They Know It's Christmas? written by Geldof to raise money for Ethiopia.

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