We Heart: These Relatable Reactions and Sound Advice for COVID-19 on Twitter

Activists, actors, government officials, journalists and everyone in between has been contributing to the COVID-19 conversation for weeks.

Yet, to this day, the president claims he “[doesn’t] take responsibility at all” for the growing number of cases and deaths plaguing the U.S.

And, even worse, throughout the pandemic, Trump has spread misinformation and outright lies: suggesting the summer’s warm weather will make the virus go away; blaming the spread of the virus on immigrants and the “Democrat policy of open borders”; comparing it to the flu; bragging about the availability of tests; blaming the Obama administration; suggesting screenings were being done at airports; boasting that he is the “number one on Facebook” and that his press conferences are getting excellent ratings; and more.

Luckily, powerful women on Twitter have been picking up the president’s slack—righting his wrongs, spreading trustworthy information and giving sound advice.

Some make us cry; some make us laugh; some fill us with righteous rage.

Here are some of our favorites.


The coronavirus pandemic and the response by federal, state and local authorities is fast-moving.

During this time, Ms. is keeping a focus on aspects of the crisis—especially as it impacts women and their families—often not reported by mainstream media.

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Fiona is a journalism student at the University of Southern California. When not in the office nor in class, she is often found photographing her friends, attending local concerts and eating sourdough toast.