(DAILY DOT) Leave it to Generation Z to come up with a brutal nickname for a global pandemic. But leave it to people angry about the tag to keep ‘boomer remover’ trending—and make the hashtag a meme.
#BoomerRemover, which trended on Twitter and TikTok on Friday, is gallows humor at its most extreme. The coronavirus causes respiratory illness COVID-19 and has caused 41 deaths in the U.S., according to the CDC, with over 1,600 reported cases. The elderly, immunocompromised, and children are at the highest risk of catching COVID-19.