Toilet Paper Becomes The Icon Of Coronavirus Panic - 27 East

Toilet Paper Becomes The Icon Of Coronavirus Panic

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Even the normally mountainous supplies of bath tissue at Costco have been depleted by the panic-driven stockpiling.

Even the normally mountainous supplies of bath tissue at Costco have been depleted by the panic-driven stockpiling.

A lucky shopper at the Stop and Shop in Southampton got what may have been the last of the Charmin in the store on Thursday.     DANA SHAW

A lucky shopper at the Stop and Shop in Southampton got what may have been the last of the Charmin in the store on Thursday. DANA SHAW

The shelves that were once stuffed with toilet paper were bare at the Stop and Shop in Southampton on Thursday.  DANA SHAW

The shelves that were once stuffed with toilet paper were bare at the Stop and Shop in Southampton on Thursday. DANA SHAW

authorMichael Wright on Mar 16, 2020
Anna Benjamin stood staring at a long stretch of empty shelves in the Southampton Village Stop & Shop grocery store on Thursday evening — in disbelief. Her gaze swept back... more

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