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US News Corona, the beer company, says it trusts customers not to link its drinks to the deadly Wuhan coronavirus as searches for 'corona beer virus' rocket

23:38  30 january  2020
23:38  30 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Corona Extra says it trusts customers not to link its beer to the deadly Wuhan coronavirus in China, as search trend data Online searches for " corona beer virus ," " beer virus ," and " beer coronavirus " have rocketed around the world since January 18, in an apparent confusion that the

The beer is famously drunk with a lime in the neck but it ’s not connected to the virus in any way. The virus first appeared in the Chinese city of Wuhan Cambodia and Denmark topped the list of places which saw a surge in searches for the term. Global searches between January 18 and January 26

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  • People seem to be confusing Corona Extra beer with the deadly Wuhan coronavirus.
  • Online searches for "corona beer virus," "beer virus," and "beer coronavirus" have rocketed around the world since January 18.
  • But Corona, the beer company, told Business Insider it trusts customers not to link the virus to its drinks.
  • "We believe, by and large, that consumers understand there's no linkage between the virus and our business," Maggie Bowman, a representative for Corona's producer Constellation Brands, told Business Insider.
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Corona Extra says it trusts customers not to link its beer to the deadly Wuhan coronavirus in China, as search trend data suggested people were concerned.

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Corona beer is a pleasant pale ale noted for its summery vibe. Apparently many people are unclear That's why Corona beer has faced some unusual search engine action, with people seeking terms Early on, many of the patients in the outbreak in Wuhan , China reportedly had some link to a large

There’s been a spike in Google searches for “ Corona beer virus ” since the outbreak.

Online searches for "corona beer virus," "beer virus," and "beer coronavirus" have rocketed around the world since January 18, in an apparent confusion that the drink and the virus are linked.

But Corona, the beer company, doesn't seem to be concerned.

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"We believe, by and large, that consumers understand there's no linkage between the virus and our business," Maggie Bowman, senior communications director at Constellation Brands, Corona's producer, told Business Insider on Wednesday.

From January 18 to January 26, searches for "corona beer virus" jumped 2,300% globally, according to Google Trends.

Searches for "beer virus" jumped 744% in the same period, and searches for "beer coronavirus" jumped 3,233%.

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A surge in searches for " corona beer virus " and " beer virus " have taken place up in recent weeks as more and more news about the coronavirus comes out. The top Googled questions pertaining to coronavirus included whether it was deadly , how to prevent contracting it and where it came from.

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There is no link between the beer and the virus.

"Corona" in Latin means crown, and the word is the same in Spanish. Corona beer originated in Mexico.

In English, the anatomical term "corona" is used for body parts resembling a crown. Hence, the name "coronavirus" comes from the fact that under a microscope, the virus has crown-like spikes protruding from it, as previously reported by Business Insider's Holly Secon.

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As of Thursday, 170 people have been killed and more than 6,000 infected by the coronavirus that broke out in Wuhan, a major city in central China, in early December.

Wuhan and several other Chinese cities have been quarantined in an attempt to stop the virus from spreading.

At least seventeen countries, including the US, have reported cases of the coronavirus.

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