The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic was viewed as an Armageddon by many, resulting in the portmanteau term “Coronageddon” (coronavirus + Armageddon).
“Coronageddon” was posted on Twitter by Matt on January 24, 2020, and on Twitter by pat on January 28, 2020.
“‘Coronageddon’ Arrives This Weekend With Six Mile Closure Of The 91 Freeway” had been posted on LAist (Los Angeles, CA) on February 19, 2016, but this referred to traffic at Corona, California.
“Coronapocalypse” (coronavirus + apocalypse) is a similar term.
Wikipedia: 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak
The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China, in December 2019, and was recognised as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020.
According to the Book of Revelation in the New Testament of the Christian Bible, Armageddon (/???rm????d?n/, from Ancient Greek: ????????? Harmaged?n, Late Latin: Armaged?n, from Hebrew: ?? ????? Har Megiddo) is the prophesied location of a gathering of armies for a battle during the end times, variously interpreted as either a literal or a symbolic location. The term is also used in a generic sense to refer to any end of the world scenario. In Islamic theology, the Armageddon is also mentioned in Hadith as the Greatest Armageddon or Al-Malhama Al-Kubra (the great battle).
LAist (Los Angeles, CA)
‘Coronageddon’ Arrives This Weekend With Six Mile Closure Of The 91 Freeway
BY DANNY JENSEN IN NEWS ON FEBRUARY 19, 2016 12:00 AM
A busy stretch of freeway in Corona will close for 55 hours this weekend as crews demolish part of an overpass and improve the roadway.
“Coronageddon”—as the closure has been dubbed—will shut down six miles of the 91 freeway, starting at 9 p.m. Friday and ending 4 a.m. Monday.
Replying to @OtisADWuffy
Oh well, next weekend then. Gotta hurry though, lots of us and not much time. It’s gonna be coronageddon
3:31 PM · Jan 24, 2020·Twitter for Android
Coronageddon dashboard - track your doom.
4:01 AM · Jan 28, 2020·Twitter Web App
Tips for #Coronageddon????????????????
· Jan 27
How to survive staying indoors during #coronavirus lockdown according to these very important videos making their rounds on Chinese social media. Firstly: don’t be afraid to express your feelings and get in touch with your emotions.
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5:40 PM · Jan 30, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
Replying to @Adam_Penning
ABOUT TO GO TO WAITROSE PENNERS.
Just to check it’s still there (and to stock up on tinned food for Coronageddon)
11:33 AM · Feb 1, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
February 17, 2020
CoronaGeddon 2020: Why Every Map You’ve Seen of the Outbreak is Wrong
A week ago, I discussed the data visualization of the coronavirus outbreak which began in Wuhan, China.
Coronageddon: Can A “Minsky Moment” Be Avoided?
by Tyler Durden
Sun, 03/01/2020 - 18:05
Authored by Mike Whitney via The Unz Review,
There’s a chance that the coronavirus will be contained in the United States and that fewer people will be infected than in China or Iran. But there’s also a possibility that the highly-contagious virus will spread and that there will be sporadic outbreaks across the country.
If this latter scenario takes place, then the ructions in the stock market will intensify making it impossible to form a bottom or spark a relief rally.
Week 6 of coronageddon. My throat is sore. I’ve lost my sense of taste. My mouth is dry. I’m so sick of eating 1 ply toilet paper.
10:08 PM · Mar 4, 2020·Twitter for Android
3/9/20 11:05pm by John Aravosis
Today’s show is the latest on the Coronavirus mess, and the 2020 election.
Podcasts March 13 2020
Companies & Markets Show: CORONAGEDDON
By IC Podcasts
On this week’s Companies & Markets Show John Hughman and Phil Oakley survey the damage Covid-19 has inflicted on global stock markets and explain why investors need to prepare themselves for the very different world it could leave behind.
Carrie Underwood Shares ‘Coronageddon’ Baking Photos With Son Jacob Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
By HANNAH BARNES - March 16, 2020 01:27 pm EDT
Carrie Underwood is doing her part to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus, staying inside with her family and participating in some quarantine-friendly activities, including baking.
CORONAGEDDON: PENTAGON ORDERING 100,000 BODY BAGS
FEMA has been directed to the Defense Department to secure a frightening number of ‘Human Remains Pouches’
Steve Watson | Infowars.com - APRIL 2, 2020
The Pentagon is aiming to provide 100,000 body bags to FEMA for civilian use as the coronavirus outbreak explodes in the US, according to reports.
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