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.

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

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

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

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