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Australians are the world’s best coronavirus panic-buyers, new research shows, which is a fact I won't be bragging about at dinner parties.

New Zealand is so close to eradicating COVID-19, while Tokyo is on alert for a second wave. 

Panic buying isn’t a sport

If panic buying was a sport, Australia would have a gold medal. New research shows Australians were the quickest to stockpile goods when the pandemic hit, running shelves dry from March.