New Delhi: Crashing stock markets, free porn and lots of advisories — Twitter captures the global rollercoaster that coronavirus has caused.
First, another high profile coronavirus case: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau informed Twitter that his wife had tested positive for and is now in quarantine.
I have some additional news to share this evening. Unfortunately, the results of Sophie’s COVID-19 test are positive. Therefore, she will be in quarantine for the time being. Her symptoms remain mild and she is taking care of herself and following the advice of our doctor.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) March 13, 2020
Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi slams the Modi government, again — and it’s not the economy…
I will keep repeating this.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) March 13, 2020
His sister Priyanka, meanwhile, lectures us on keeping safe in these challenged times.
आज दुनिया के तमाम देशों समेत हमारा देश भी कोरोना वायरस जैसी महामारी चपेट में है।
एक जिम्मेदार नागरिक होने के नाते कुछ छोटी-छोटी सावधानियां करके हम इस बीमारी को फैलने से रोक सकते हैं।
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) March 13, 2020
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While Twitter talks about globalisation’s role in the spread of coronavirus, author Kavitha Rao shares a different, witty perspective.
Thanks to having married a "global citizen", 🙄4 members of my family are in 3 different countries. Really should have listened to Amma and married that fellow she chose for me, who has been living with his parents in Jayanagar 6th block for last 25 years. Come back, Nagesha!
— Kavitha Rao (@kavitharao) March 13, 2020
Actions speak louder than words, and superstar Amitabh Bachchan is doing just that. Check out his advice…
T 3469 – CoVID 19 .. be safe .. be careful .. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/8mKqS888L4
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 13, 2020
There’s good news from WHO for our ‘best friend’ on COVID-19 and author Liam Hackett has something delightful to say about that.
The World Health Organization has announced that dogs cannot contract Covid-19. Dogs previously held in quarantine can now be released. To be clear, WHO let the dogs out.
— Liam Hackett (@DiageoLiam) March 12, 2020
Writer Rupa Gulab finds something funny in these pandemic times.
Waiting for Trump to say he had a phone call with Mr Corona Virus, and it was perfect.
— Rupa Gulab (@rupagulab) March 12, 2020
Actor Tom Hanks offers a thank you note to all those who wished his wife and him a speedy recovery from coronavirus.
— Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) March 13, 2020
Don’t worry, Hanks, we know who’s the stronger one in this battle!
tom hanks beating the shit out of coronavirus 💪 pic.twitter.com/tdxOUt93kA
— beeple (@beeple) March 13, 2020
Amidst all the conspiracy theories about which country might have engineered COVID-19 and why, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian offers his version…
2/2 CDC was caught on the spot. When did patient zero begin in US? How many people are infected? What are the names of the hospitals? It might be US army who brought the epidemic to Wuhan. Be transparent! Make public your data! US owe us an explanation! pic.twitter.com/vYNZRFPWo3
— Lijian Zhao 赵立坚 (@zlj517) March 12, 2020
The world might be facing a massive shutdown but at least the Italians are being granted some interesting freebies… Ahem.
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) March 13, 2020
Not all heroes wear capes. https://t.co/ASRrxpMSik
— अंशुल (@Ghair_Kanooni) March 13, 2020
Discover why US whistleblower Edward Snowden contemplates investing in cryto-currency.
This is the first time in a while I've felt like buying bitcoin. That drop was too much panic and too little reason.
— Edward Snowden (@Snowden) March 13, 2020
Finally, Farooq Abdullah’s daughter Safia Abdullah Khan took to Twitter to celebrate her father’s release from detention in the Valley today.
My father is a free man again.
— Safia Abdullah Khan (@safiakhan71) March 13, 2020
-Inputs by Yimkumla Longkumer
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