The Hoarding Begins in the West

The Hoarding Begins in the West, by Tyler Durden.

Trump confirmed that there are now 22 cases in the US outside of the evacuees from Wuhan and the ‘Diamond Princess’.

Close the borders, Mr Morrison.

UPDATE: Shoppers empty supermarket shelves in Chatswood, Sydney.

Frightened Australians have flocked to supermarkets and stripped shelves of essentials following Scott Morrison’s declaration that the government anticipated coronavirus to become a pandemic.

Over the weekend, images emerged online of toilet paper shelves completely empty, Panadol cases cleaned out and huge, yawning gaps in aisles where non-perishable food items otherwise may have sat.

At Woolworths Metro Chatswood in North Sydney on Sunday shelves in the toilet paper aisle lay almost bare.