The Brief: Coronova is a mispronunciation of Coronavirus coined by talk show host Wendy Williams.
Coronova refers to the Coronavirus. Wendy Williams incorrectly pronounced the name of the virus during a segment on her talk show.
Wendy Williams pronouncing “COVID” like this has me screaming 😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/XCxBAtejuP
— 🔑 (@diaryofkeysus_) October 6, 2020
Twitter users have since used the term to refer to COVID-19 in various memes.
Wendy Williams called #coronavirus , CORONOVA. I’m calling it that from this day forward. pic.twitter.com/OyaXTOpGr8
— ♒️WINTAH IS CUMMING♒️ (@B00B00_TheFool) October 7, 2020
Excuse me sir, your coronova is showing. pic.twitter.com/sjr5DO5pGf
— Taylor Orear (@taylororear) October 6, 2020
All these new words I’ve learned Coronova, Panoramic..
— BIG SECCii (@mattedecurator) October 7, 2020
Coronova virus was listening to Savage mode 2 and went straight for Donald Trump 😭 #ripbozo
— davinci (@WhoDavidd) October 2, 2020