It's a horrible disease that threatens everyone's well-being! No, not the swine flu, silly — we're talking Twitter. Alan Meckler, Jon Fine, and Patrick Gavin were among today's victims:

Politico's Patrick Gavin didn't really regret the error.

BusinessWeek media columnist Jon Fine felt someone else's pain.

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Web micromogul Alan Meckler took his chances with the swine flu.

Chicago Tribune writer Kevin Pang warned of the threat of pork consumption.

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Freelance writer Janet Rae-Dupree fell victim to another stupid Twitter twend.

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