Coronavirus Twitter emoji makes its debut

David Caplan
March 14, 2020 - 7:02 pm
Handwashing emoji



NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The coronavirus pandemic has spawned a new Twitter hashtag emoji for #handwashing: a pair of hands being lathered up by bubbly pink soap and rinsed by off by blue drops of water.

"Thank you @Twitter for creating a #handwashing emoji!" UNICEF tweeted. "And big thanks to @UNICEF_EAPRO for your excellent campaign on this. #SafeHands save lives @WHO."

The World Health Orginization's #SafeHands initiate promotes the "power of clean" to fight coronavirus.