“The Pasta Shelves Are Empty”: Panic Buying Continues in Italy
A video out of Italy shows a man asking “why are the pasta shelves empty?” as panic buying spreads in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
The old man appears to be exacerbated with the situation, going on to ask, “What’s happening? There wasn’t this much panic when World War II started. Oh my God!”
— Sriram Salem (@SriramSalem44) February 26, 2020
As we previously highlighted, store shelves in some supermarkets in Lombardy and Veneto are sparse, while a fight over food broke out at another