The Brief: #DisinfectantsCanAlsoCure memes are trending on Twitter in response to President Trump suggesting Americans ingest bleach on April 23.

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Last week (April 23), President Trump suggested Americans use a disinfectant as a cure to COVID-19. Internet users created numerous memes under the hashtag #TrumpDisinfectant. RB, the company behind cleaning agents Lysol and Dettol, released a statement advising against ingesting any of their cleaning products as it is hazardous to health.

Now, Twitter users are suggesting different issues harsh cleaning agents (Lysol, Clorox Bleach, Tide Pods) can cure — typically due to the tragic ending caused by digesting it in the first place —ย  under the hashtag #DisinfectantsCanAlsoCure. Many of these jokes take shots at President Trump, like this one that takes a jab at Trump’s tendency to mention how attractive his daughter Ivanka is, among other things…

https://twitter.com/SugarcaneWid/status/1255893903666040837?s=20

A few tweets poked fun at his son, son-in-law, and the family home, aka, The White House.

https://twitter.com/MrBlifil/status/1255894440390078464?s=20

https://twitter.com/1Paza/status/1255890414571159552?s=20

Here are a few other #DisinfectantsCanAlsoCure memes.

Please note, ingesting disinfectant is harmful and dangerous.