Panic buying across the US strips store shelves bare amid coronavirus stockpiling as one woman turns her basement into a 'supermarket' and a man buys a YEAR's supply of food | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED X-Frame-Options: DENY X-Frame-Options: SAMEORIGIN

Panic buying across the US strips store shelves bare amid coronavirus stockpiling as one woman turns her basement into a 'supermarket' and a man buys a YEAR's supply of food

Supermarket shelves are starting to be stripped bare as Americans prepare for the spread of coronavirus

People have been panic buying items ever since health authorities warned that Americans should start preparing for domestic acceleration of the virus

Supplies have been flying off the shelves with people posting photos on social media showing the lack of products available in some stores and pharmacies

In California, some Walgreens stores had been completely depleted of cough medicines, cold and flue medications, vaporizers, masks and thermometers
Shoppers in Hawaii were buying up flatbeds of canned goods, bottled water, toilet paper and paper towels from a local Costco

A supermarket aisle in Virginia had been stripped of non-perishables like pasta

U.S. stock indexes fell sharply again at the open on Friday as the coronavirus outbreak raised the alarm for a possible global recession
It comes as thousands of people were buying up face masks and the U.S. government said it is planning to stockpile 300 million masks

There are now 60 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the U.S. and the first case where the origin of the disease is unknown was confirmed on Wednesday

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Mike and I got down to our local Big Box store this morning, to make sure that we were getting everything we needed to survive for awhile without going out, if quarantines get put in place, or if roadblocks were put up to prevent travel to, or from, areas where the pandemic hits hard.

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