Can someone please tell me why people are hoarding water?

(Chicago Tribune)

(Chicago Tribune)

Even now, weeks into the coronavirus scare, you can see shopper after shopper leaving the grocery store loaded down with carts of bottled water. In gallon-sized bottles and multiple packages of individual-sized bottles.


Did someone recommend this? Are water works in danger of drying up or being infected by a virus because cities have stopped treating the water with virus- and bacteria-killing chemicals? Are we getting a hurricane in addition  to a pandemic?

Are some Americans just stupid? Someone, please explain it. 

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Filed under: Health

Tags: Coronavirus, panic, water


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    To answer your last question-----YES!

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