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Police push a coronavirus hoax warning of contaminated meth as a joke on Facebook | Washington Post

By Meagan Flynn
February 28, 2020

For police departments, there has been no greater, or worse, home for the law enforcement equivalent of dad jokes than Facebook.

They have issued arrest warrants for Elsa from “Frozen” for bringing a cold snap to their communities, or have “canceled” crime for a night because of frigid temperatures. Other times they have joked about fake-news “meth alligators.”

Now, some are joking about coronavirus — warning that the potentially deadly disease may have tainted the local meth supply at a time when nearly 3,000 people worldwide have died and the country is preparing for an outbreak.

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Source: Police push a coronavirus hoax warning of contaminated meth as a joke on Facebook – The Washington Post

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