Stephen: People are searching for “beer virus” to learn more about Coronavirus
Don’t worry, beer lovers: Your beloved Corona lagers have nothing to do with the Coronavirus outbreak. CBS News reports that as the deadly disease threatens populations in China and beyond, Google searches for “beer virus” and “Corona beer virus” have spiked worldwide. In the U.S., the biggest increases in “beer virus” searches have been in Nevada, Arizona and Connecticut, while outside the U.S., people in Portugal, Poland and Cambodia have searched the term more than anywhere else, according to Google. Meanwhile, “Corona beer” searches spiked on January 20, when coronavirus reports first started circulating.