PANIC BUYING

People queue up in front of medical supply stores on Rizal Avenue corner Remigio Street in Sta. Cruz, Manila on Friday morning (Jan. 31, 2020) to purchase face masks as protection against the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). There has been panic buying of face masks since the Department of Health confirmed the first case of nCoV in the country on January 30.
Gil Calinga/PNA – northboundasia.com