“I’m heartbroken for those families who have lost people to this s**tty virus. I can’t imagine their hurt & frustration.”
Gemma added: “To Mother Nature, I’m so sorry we never listened to you despite your warnings to us.
“I keep thinking this has happened to stop something even worse happening down the line for our children to deal with.
“We weren’t treating you right, we weren’t treating your animals right, we weren’t even treating each other right!”
Gemma concluded her post by sharing her hopes for people to become “kinder” and more respectful to the natural world in the future.