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Survey says 38% of beer-drinking Americans avoiding Corona beer over the Coronavirus

Fears of the COVID-19 coronavirus have caused travel nightmares, dropped stocks, and, apparently, a drop in the drinking of Corona beer.

All those Google searches for "corona beer virus" be damned: for the record, Corona beer did not cause the virus.

That rather obvious fact didn't stop 16% of more than 730 people who participated in a new phone studyfrom believing exactly that, according to a poll taken by 5W Public Relations.

What's more, 38% of beer-drinking Americans would not buy Corona "under any circumstances now," and even among brand loyal customers, 14% say they wouldn't order one in public.

Just 4% of the Corona drinkers polled say they were ditching the brand altogether.

One more time: the coronoavirus is a virus.  The Coronoa beer, is a beer.  If you're still confused, only one of them comes in bottles and cans.

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