As the coronavirus continues to decimate on a global scale, we've all been forced to realize just how fragile life can be. No one expected the string of a disease we once knew to become such a deadly force. And after rumors that a vaccine could take up to twelve months, if not longer have surfaced, we must come together to help those most vulnerable in our society.
However, stories like this show that there is a clear discrepancy in the way individuals are treated based on their social status.
Keep scrolling to read some heartbreaking stories about how this pandemic has affected people...
1. Normal Person:
@DrRobDavidson @dninci 10th day extremely sick in hospital isolation . No test kits here . We are just treating my… https://t.co/VGDlnlDmFi— Sean Turner💛 Wear a mask! (@Sean Turner💛 Wear a mask!)1584342079.0
2. Famous Person:
Charles Barkley speaks on his self-quarantine as he awaits the results of his coronavirus test: "I haven't been fe… https://t.co/nTAAl990D8— The Crossover (@The Crossover)1584058505.0
3. Normal Person:
@SkyNews My 16 year old daughter temperature since Friday , raging from 40-38 being the lowest , all flu symptoms &… https://t.co/8ACeo7C5YT— Samantha 🛍💕💋🇬🇧 (@Samantha 🛍💕💋🇬🇧)1584386131.0
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5. Normal Person:
@olgaNYC1211 I'm sitting in a hospital bed possibly with #COVID19 and I can't get tested even though the entire nur… https://t.co/mxKOGKIzg3— Dr. Rob Michaels (@Dr. Rob Michaels)1584418778.0
6. Famous Person:
This morning I tested positive for Covid 19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I fo… https://t.co/CpmfaebeyO— Idris Elba (@Idris Elba)1584382706.0
7. Normal Person:
What in the world is wrong with America LMFAO my uncle who was in FRANCE had a roommate test positive for COVID19 a… https://t.co/erDp1qZ17k— Jaaz (@Jaaz)1584127576.0
8. Famous Person:
How the NBA's Utah Jazz were able to get 58 coronavirus tests https://t.co/xDoSIizpbo via @USATODAY— Dan Wolken (@Dan Wolken)1584144924.0
9. Normal Person:
My mom (in nyc) has a cold — she’s a nurse practitioner in her 70s.... and she is plugged into the health system an… https://t.co/YeMDRdsrar— email@example.com (@firstname.lastname@example.org)1584293801.0
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11. Normal Person:Angie can't get tested because it's almost impossible to get your hands on a kit, yet she is displayed almost all symptoms.
12. Famous Person:
via: FacebookDue to the common cold? Thanks, Celine, but we have bigger fish to fry here currently. It should have been important to stress that you didn't want to put your fans in harm's way...
13. Normal Person:
A coworker was on the Grand Princess. 2 visits to Kaiser and I still can't get tested for COVID. Been sick for over… https://t.co/R2K0kfrste— Joey Childress (@Joey Childress)1584455794.0
14. Famous Person:
via: Instagram"No fever so I feel pretty strongly that I don’t have it but the doctor and urgent care felt the safe thing to do would be to get tested since the X-ray of my lungs showed white spots." This was a quote taken from Ali Fedotowsky from The Bachelorette.
15. Normal person:
Atlanta’s Top Cop tells me, she has more than half a dozen officers out sick with #COVID19 type symptoms, but they… https://t.co/iD23LfSGT0— Dave Huddleston (@Dave Huddleston)1584390789.0
16. Famous Person:
So far, America has been one of the worst countries hit by the coronavirus...The updated statistics tell us that there are currently 7,387 active cases and 116 total deaths and the numbers just keep rising...
Keep calm and keep safe.
17. Normal Person:
Hi Baton Rouge, a friend who went to the Snoop Dogg concert downtown has spent the last 4 days with a URI and high… https://t.co/sblzBoePl4— Anthony Basco (@Anthony Basco)1584183985.0
18. Famous Person:
Exclusive: Kris Jenner was recently tested for COVID-19 after coming in contact with someone with the virus. https://t.co/If16IQCVLK— Entertainment Tonight (@Entertainment Tonight)1584388182.0