Searches for “corona beer virus” began on January 9, according to Google Trends. Photo: Shutterstock

‘Corona beer virus’ searches surge as China coronavirus spreads

  • Google search trends indicate people from the US to Singapore seem to be confusing the Mexican lager with the deadly virus
  • While memes about the virus are also showing up, some attempts to use the similar-sounding names as a marketing stunt have fallen flat
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Searches for “corona beer virus” began on January 9, according to Google Trends. Photo: Shutterstock
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