This week, horrifying footage of a man licking products in his local Walmart went viral, repulsing thousands of people all over the world. After endless calls for the man to be arrested, police have confirmed that they have indeed identified the young man in question, and have taken action.
But that warning wasn't enough for some as they continued to do reckless acts, resulting in serious consequences.
Keep scrolling to see the disgusting video... But I must warn you ladies and gentlemen, it's beyond disgusting.
COVID-19 has been spreading around the globe at an unprecedented rate, but that doesn't stop people from being stupid.
via: Getty ImagesPassed from person to person, primarily via saliva, it's easy to catch the virus, and even easier to pass it on to others.
The statistics are pretty frightening...
via: Getty ImagesIt has been confirmed by Worldometer that 19,752 people have now died globally. A further 440,318 people have been found to carry the virus and be infected.
Scientists have been working tirelessly in a bid to find a vaccine...
via: Getty ImagesBut despite generous donations made to the cause, they have so far had no luck.
And many 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. However, some are being just plain stupid, as you'll see...
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.
Here in the States, our grocery stores have also taken a hit.
via: GettyThe shelves in supermarkets across the country have been left constantly empty with this unnecessary panic-buying and it doesn't seem to be slowing down.
People aren't listening...
Hundreds of people lined up to buy supplies at a #costco store in Novato, CA. The line snaked around the building a… https://t.co/gefLQdhf8z— Justin Sullivan (@Justin Sullivan)1584224168.0
People are desperate to get their essentials...
via: GettyAnd the one main thing that supermarkets are reliable for is their hygiene standards.
But one foolish man decided this wasn't to be...
via: GettyA man, who is believed to be from Missouri, has sparked outrage after he filmed himself doing something pretty disgusting in his local supermarket.
The man appears to be intoxicated...
via: MetroThe video has the caption, "I'm a nasty moths f*****" and he is heard saying, "Who's scared of coronavirus" before licking the toiletries on the shelf.
It is utterly disgusting to see...
via: MetroEspecially considering how easily the virus is contracted through saliva.
Of course, people have been left reeling from the footage.
@piersmorgan OMG I’m so f###ing mad seeing this!! I hope he is found and locked away for a long time 😡— julie (@julie)1584910052.0
The suspect has been identified as Cody Pfister...
@piersmorgan There you go 👍 https://t.co/pa9CKtRgrB— Jay Williams🔴⚫⚪ (@Jay Williams🔴⚫⚪)1584951119.0
Terror charges are in talks.
via: GettyThe statement continues: "Charges with Warren Co. DA are pending. The police department confirmed the man was a local resident and said he was 'making a coronavirus statement' and had been taken into custody."
You would think that this would put people off from engaging in reckless activities...
via: TwitterBut that just doesn't seem to be the case as more and more Americans are making the headlines for taking part in stupid online challenges.
And this one is named the "Coronavirus Challenge."
via: TwitterBoldly named after the current pandemic, this challenge involves a stupid person trying out different things in order to see if they contract the virus or not. I know, Millenials are wild.
This man was branded "scum" after a video of him licking a toilet.
via: TwitterIn the video, you can see him enter a toilet cubicle and bend down to lick all around the rim of the toilet. Keep scrolling for the full video.
The man then posted a video of himself on Instagram crying:
via: TwitterAfter his horrid act, he had in fact contracted the coronavirus and sought medical help.
Karma really is a b****.
A man who filmed himself licking a toilet bowl in the ' #coronavirus challenge' is now reportedly ill in hospital w… https://t.co/JBT8tkynW5— Atlantide (@Atlantide)1585129933.0