A pandemic or a “global pandemic” is an epidemic that’s spread over multiple countries or continents. While an epidemic is a disease that affects a large number of people within a community, population, or region. The first recorded instance of the word epidemic being used to refer to a widespread disease is around the year 430
I went to Wal-mart to buy some toilet paper and was shocked to find they didn’t have a single roll of any brand — not even the horrible generic kind. It was as you might have guessed due to the panic over the coronavirus. But why? Why are people horading toliet paper of all things?