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People Are Challenging The Coronavirus To Fight On Twitter

The long-dormant @coronavirus account has been catching a lot of grief this week.

Posted on March 20, 2020, at 2:05 p.m. ET

On Twitter, there's a @coronavirus account. It's been around since 2009 and has only tweeted four times β€” always about computer operating systems. But as the COVID-19 pandemic grew this week, people began finding it.

Don’t worry guys I got this. Yo @coronavirus STOP βœ‹

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Some people had a simple message for the virus.

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Others resorted to profanity.

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People got really mad at this long-inactive account that was created well before the current pandemic.

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Really mad.

Gym’s closed, bars/clubs/restaurants are closed, birthday plans cancelled, eating like shit at home, no sports until god knows when... stop ruining the vibes bro @coronavirus

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Really, really mad. Makes you hope you chose the right account name for your Twitter, doesn't it?

Hey @coronavirus my boy has a message for you

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Challenges were issued.

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Public health authorities recommend social distancing, hand washing, and β€” in some locations β€” sheltering in place. But Ed had another idea. Ed, this is not helping.

meet me in the streets. @coronavirus

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Jakob made the coronavirus a sandwich β€” a knuckle sandwich.

Hey @coronavirus I made you a sandwich

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Yikes.

meet me for a fuckin scrap la @coronavirus

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Double yikes.

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And then there was this, for which we are very sorry.

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