Drinkers Are Confusing Corona Beer With the CoronavirusNo, the popular Mexican beer Corona is not affiliated with the deadly coronavirus that's spreading around the world, and Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ), which owns the Corona brand in the U.S., told Business Insider "We believe, by and large, that consumers understand there's no linkage between the virus and our business."But Google search terms would beg to disagree. Since the virus began to take on global proportions in the middle of January, online searches for the phrase "beer coronavirus" surged over 3,200% globally while "corona beer virus" rocketed 2,300%. Similar terms that seemingly link the beer brand and the virus have also risen by hundreds of percent since.It's possible the explosion in search terms related to Corona beer and the virus is actually a function of Google's algorithm, which is programmed to push searches based on popular terms. With the coronavirus obviously a concern to many, and Constellation Brands Corona beer being one of the few beer brands still enjoying enormous sales growth, it could be a victim of its own success.While it's probably giving new meaning to the term "going viral," drinkers can rest assured that their favorite beer will at worst only give them a hangover and not something more lethal.