‘YOU HAVE FAILED’: Internet slams Trump’s upbeat coronavirus ‘WIN’ tweet
US President Donald Trump, pictured at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on March 6, 2020, has been rebuked for his messaging on the outbreak (Photo: AFP/File / JIM WATSON)

President Donald Trump attempted to calm public fears on coronavirus with a cryptic tweet on Thursday, promising that "We are going to WIN, sooner rather than later!"

Commenters on social media were not impressed with the outburst, and laid the blame for the disaster at the president's feet: