The coronavirus has brought the entire world to a standstill.
The entire world is panicking, but it's safe to say that the individuals bulk buying groceries as if they are preparing for war is beyond unnecessary. The outcome of such a heartless act has been captured and put online and it's utterly shocking.
Keep scrolling to see all the photographs that have left us all speechless...
Scientists have been working tirelessly in a bid to find a vaccine for the coronavirus.
via: Getty ImagesBut despite generous donations made to the cause, they have so far had no luck.
People all around the world are panicking.
via: Getty ImagesIt's a dire situation.
And the masses are going to extreme lengths to protect themselves.
via: Getty ImagesPeople have been spotted donning face masks and various other items of clothing and materials in airports in a desperate bid to avoid the virus.
And last month, the panic peaked when the head of Wuhan Hospital, the city known for being at the center of the crisis, tragically died.
Director of Wuchang Hospital in #Wuhan, respected neurosurgeon, Liu Zhiming, died at age 50 on Feb. 18 due to the… https://t.co/YtBtOsLrbt— People's Daily, China (@People's Daily, China)1582001748.0
His death was confirmed by People's Daily, the official newspaper of China's Communist Party...This was utterly devastating news.
It's safe to say that researchers are now getting desperate...
via: Getty ImagesAnd there is an immense amount of pressure on authorities to find a cure, and fast.
Because the virus continues to spread across the globe like wildfire...
via: GettyAnd it's showing no signs of slowing down.
Evidently, the coronavirus has been causing people all around the world to suffer from serious panic...
via: GettyAnd many are experiencing anxiety and worry over the impending doom the virus brings with it.
Many people have resorted to buying in bulk to prepare for the worst...
via: Getty ImagesShelves in grocery stores all around the world have been emptied by people panic buying food and essentials to last them for months.
This is completely unnecessary...
via: Getty ImagesAnd the selfish people out there who are insisting on emptying the shelves are making life much more difficult for others who are now in desperate need of groceries.
The people in the United Kingdom are in a mass panic right now...
via: Getty ImagesAfter the country recently went into lockdown, it was plain to see that this wasn't going away any time soon, so a lot of them have turned towards this option as a coping mechanism.
But there are consequences to those kinds of actions...
via: FacebookThis photograph was just one instance. "This absolutely broke my heart seeing this old man grabbing tissues because there was no toilet paper left!" Justine wrote on Facebook. "I offered him the very few toilet rolls that I had as I couldn't bear to see him go without! Pull your f****** head in people and stop panic buying toilet paper!!! And shame on all the people who have been buying in bulk because it's affecting so many people who aren't fortunate enough to do so!"
The tragic photo was shared over 34,000 times...
via: TwitterAnd it truly outlines how this manic bulk buying is terribly affecting those who are less fortunate.
Another set of photographs have recently surfaced and they are pretty shocking.
via: TwitterA councillor from Derby in the United Kingdom tweeted about how he has witnessed so much fresh produce and other food items peeking out of trash cans in the area as a result of panic buying.
It was heartbreaking to see so much food go to waste...
via: TwitterWhile others up and down the country are suffering from a lack of availability, other selfish people are throwing out good food because of they emptied out shelves when they didn't need to.
The tweet was captioned:
via: Twitter"To all the people in this great city of ours in Derby, if you have gone out & panic bought like a lot of you have & stacked up your houses with unnecessary items you don’t normally buy or you have bought in more food than you need, then you need to take a good look @ yourself."
Everyone on Twitter was left speechless at the discovery and took to the comments to voice their opinions...
@AtwalAjit What a waste of food it's amazing me how many ignorant people we have in this country... And how they ma… https://t.co/9kO7YAu04c— Sparta 300 (@Sparta 300)1585303235.0
Another said this:
@AtwalAjit @guskinlan What a waste !!! unbelievable that food could have helped somebody who really needed it self greed at it's best 😡— Stephen😋🌈💙NHS (@Stephen😋🌈💙NHS)1585301555.0
Another zoomed into one of the photos to reveal this:
@AtwalAjit WHHHHAAAATTTT??! https://t.co/pb94QV8lA9— Sunnŷ Osahñ (@Sunnŷ Osahñ)1585305768.0
It's important that we stay calm throughout this pandemic.
via: TwitterBulk buying isn't helping anyone. In fact, it is making the world a more difficult place to live. Don't be selfish and stay safe. Keep scrolling if you want to know more about the importance of social distancing...