It’s no secret to anyone that COVID-19 change our whole lives in the past year, as we have been forced to adapt to a new lifestyle. Social distancing, mask mandates, frequent hand washing, and avoiding crowded public places were only a few of the measures that have been put in place in order to stop the spread of the virus.
Those who had COVID-19 also had to deal with several symptoms such as loss of smell and taste, fatigue, nausea, fever, chills, and headaches. For those who became severely ill, the symptoms were much harsher and even fatal in some cases. You likely also remember the toilet paper shortage from March 2020 and the empty shelves in supermarkets.
Even though we’re still not back to normal just yet, some things are much better than they used to be one year ago. We can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel, even though we’re not quite there yet.
However, the pandemic affected our world more than you could ever imagine, and I’m not just talking about the economy. In fact, besides its deadly symptoms, the virus brought a lot of unexpected societal consequences that most people are not aware of.
Read on to discover the 10 unfortunate societal issues that we didn’t see coming with COVID-19!
Make sure to also check: 14 Ordinary Habits That Will Change Forever After COVID-19.