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Burying the victims of coronavirus

A cemetery worker digs new graves at the Xico cemetery on the outskirts of Mexico City, as the coronavirus outbreak continues in Mexico, July 31, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A cemetery worker digs new graves at the Xico cemetery on the outskirts of Mexico City, as the coronavirus outbreak continues in Mexico, July 31, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A cemetery worker digs new graves at the Xico cemetery on the outskirts of Mexico City, as the coronavirus outbreak continues in Mexico, July 31, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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A crematory worker is pictured next to a body bag containing the body of Lorenzo who died of the coronavirus in Mexico City, Mexico, August 2, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A crematory worker is pictured next to a body bag containing the body of Lorenzo who died of the coronavirus in Mexico City, Mexico, August 2, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

A crematory worker is pictured next to a body bag containing the body of Lorenzo who died of the coronavirus in Mexico City, Mexico, August 2, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido
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The body of a patient, who died during an intubation procedure, is prepared by Flor Trevino, 39, a nurse, to be transported to a morgue, at United Memorial Medical Center (UMMC), during the coronavirus outbreak, in Houston, Texas, July 17, 2020.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

The body of a patient, who died during an intubation procedure, is prepared by Flor Trevino, 39, a nurse, to be transported to a morgue, at United Memorial Medical Center (UMMC), during the coronavirus outbreak, in Houston, Texas, July 17, 2020....more

The body of a patient, who died during an intubation procedure, is prepared by Flor Trevino, 39, a nurse, to be transported to a morgue, at United Memorial Medical Center (UMMC), during the coronavirus outbreak, in Houston, Texas, July 17, 2020.  REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A death note written by Dr. Joseph Varon, the chief medical officer at United Memorial Medical Center (UMMC), about a COVID-19 patient who died while being intubated, is pictured at UMMC in Houston, Texas, July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A death note written by Dr. Joseph Varon, the chief medical officer at United Memorial Medical Center (UMMC), about a COVID-19 patient who died while being intubated, is pictured at UMMC in Houston, Texas, July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A death note written by Dr. Joseph Varon, the chief medical officer at United Memorial Medical Center (UMMC), about a COVID-19 patient who died while being intubated, is pictured at UMMC in Houston, Texas, July 17, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A family watches the funeral of a relative under the coronavirus protocols as the outbreak continues at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A family watches the funeral of a relative under the coronavirus protocols as the outbreak continues at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A family watches the funeral of a relative under the coronavirus protocols as the outbreak continues at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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A family reacts while looking at a hearse with the remains of a relative who died of the coronavirus at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A family reacts while looking at a hearse with the remains of a relative who died of the coronavirus at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A family reacts while looking at a hearse with the remains of a relative who died of the coronavirus at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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Francisco Javier Cabrera Mateos searches for the box containing the cremated remains of his wife, Juana Beatriz Arenas, in a van of cremated remains following a prayer service at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, held to bless the ashes of Mexicans who have died during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) but could not have a funeral Mass or burial, in Manhattan, New York City, July 11, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Francisco Javier Cabrera Mateos searches for the box containing the cremated remains of his wife, Juana Beatriz Arenas, in a van of cremated remains following a prayer service at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, held to bless the ashes of Mexicans who have...more

Francisco Javier Cabrera Mateos searches for the box containing the cremated remains of his wife, Juana Beatriz Arenas, in a van of cremated remains following a prayer service at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, held to bless the ashes of Mexicans who have died during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) but could not have a funeral Mass or burial, in Manhattan, New York City, July 11, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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Funeral home workers wait to bury people who died of the coronavirus at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 21, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Funeral home workers wait to bury people who died of the coronavirus at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 21, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Funeral home workers wait to bury people who died of the coronavirus at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 21, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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A family watches the funeral of a relative under the coronavirus protocols at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A family watches the funeral of a relative under the coronavirus protocols at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A family watches the funeral of a relative under the coronavirus protocols at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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Gravediggers wearing protective suits bury the coffin of Salvador Jose de Souza, 67, who died from the coronavirus disease at Vila Formosa cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Gravediggers wearing protective suits bury the coffin of Salvador Jose de Souza, 67, who died from the coronavirus disease at Vila Formosa cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Gravediggers wearing protective suits bury the coffin of Salvador Jose de Souza, 67, who died from the coronavirus disease at Vila Formosa cemetery, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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Alice Wanjiru looks at the coffin containing the body of her late husband Prof. Charles Kariuki who died due to the coronavirus, during his cremation, at a crematorium in Nairobi, Kenya July 20, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Alice Wanjiru looks at the coffin containing the body of her late husband Prof. Charles Kariuki who died due to the coronavirus, during his cremation, at a crematorium in Nairobi, Kenya July 20, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Alice Wanjiru looks at the coffin containing the body of her late husband Prof. Charles Kariuki who died due to the coronavirus, during his cremation, at a crematorium in Nairobi, Kenya July 20, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
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Cemetery workers bury the coffin of a person who died of the coronavirus at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 21, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Cemetery workers bury the coffin of a person who died of the coronavirus at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 21, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Cemetery workers bury the coffin of a person who died of the coronavirus at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador July 21, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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Members of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and healthcare workers carry the body of a CRPF member who died of the coronavirus, for his cremation at a crematorium in Srinagar July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Members of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and healthcare workers carry the body of a CRPF member who died of the coronavirus, for his cremation at a crematorium in Srinagar July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Members of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and healthcare workers carry the body of a CRPF member who died of the coronavirus, for his cremation at a crematorium in Srinagar July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
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Workers of the Nova Iguacu cemetery carry the coffin of Edson Amorim, 62, who died from the coronavirus, during her burial, in Nova Iguacu city, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Workers of the Nova Iguacu cemetery carry the coffin of Edson Amorim, 62, who died from the coronavirus, during her burial, in Nova Iguacu city, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Workers of the Nova Iguacu cemetery carry the coffin of Edson Amorim, 62, who died from the coronavirus, during her burial, in Nova Iguacu city, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 16, 2020. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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A priest wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) walks in front of the body of a person who died of the coronavirus disease as he collects woods to make a funeral pyre at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, July 3, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A priest wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) walks in front of the body of a person who died of the coronavirus disease as he collects woods to make a funeral pyre at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, July 3, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

A priest wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) walks in front of the body of a person who died of the coronavirus disease as he collects woods to make a funeral pyre at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, July 3, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Workers wearing protective suits bury a coffin at the Muslim burial area provided by the government for victims of coronavirus at Pondok Ranggon cemetery complex in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 27, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Workers wearing protective suits bury a coffin at the Muslim burial area provided by the government for victims of coronavirus at Pondok Ranggon cemetery complex in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 27, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Workers wearing protective suits bury a coffin at the Muslim burial area provided by the government for victims of coronavirus at Pondok Ranggon cemetery complex in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 27, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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An aerial view of the Parque Taruma cemetery during funerals amid the coronavirus outbreak in Manaus, Brazil, June 26, 2020. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

An aerial view of the Parque Taruma cemetery during funerals amid the coronavirus outbreak in Manaus, Brazil, June 26, 2020. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

An aerial view of the Parque Taruma cemetery during funerals amid the coronavirus outbreak in Manaus, Brazil, June 26, 2020. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A gravedigger works during a funeral at the Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, June 26, 2020. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A gravedigger works during a funeral at the Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, June 26, 2020. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A gravedigger works during a funeral at the Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, June 26, 2020. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A man who died from coronavirus is seen wrapped in a body bag at the United Memorial Medical Center's coronavirus disease intensive care unit in Houston, Texas, June 29, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A man who died from coronavirus is seen wrapped in a body bag at the United Memorial Medical Center's coronavirus disease intensive care unit in Houston, Texas, June 29, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare

A man who died from coronavirus is seen wrapped in a body bag at the United Memorial Medical Center's coronavirus disease intensive care unit in Houston, Texas, June 29, 2020. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare
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A child watches as a man digs a grave at the Xico cemetery in Valle de Chalco, in the State of Mexico, Mexico, Mexico June 29, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A child watches as a man digs a grave at the Xico cemetery in Valle de Chalco, in the State of Mexico, Mexico, Mexico June 29, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A child watches as a man digs a grave at the Xico cemetery in Valle de Chalco, in the State of Mexico, Mexico, Mexico June 29, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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New graves are seen at the Xico cemetery in Valle de Chalco, in the State of Mexico, Mexico, Mexico June 29, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

New graves are seen at the Xico cemetery in Valle de Chalco, in the State of Mexico, Mexico, Mexico June 29, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

New graves are seen at the Xico cemetery in Valle de Chalco, in the State of Mexico, Mexico, Mexico June 29, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A gravedigger empties out mud as he digs a grave for the burial of a person who died from coronavirus at a cemetery in Mumbai, India June 27, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A gravedigger empties out mud as he digs a grave for the burial of a person who died from coronavirus at a cemetery in Mumbai, India June 27, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A gravedigger empties out mud as he digs a grave for the burial of a person who died from coronavirus at a cemetery in Mumbai, India June 27, 2020. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Health workers wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) carry the body of a person who who died due to the coronavirus disease at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, June 24, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Health workers wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) carry the body of a person who who died due to the coronavirus disease at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, June 24, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Health workers wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) carry the body of a person who who died due to the coronavirus disease at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, June 24, 2020. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Workers prepare new graves at the Muslim burial area provided by the government for victims of coronavirus at Pondok Ranggon cemetery complex in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 27, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Workers prepare new graves at the Muslim burial area provided by the government for victims of coronavirus at Pondok Ranggon cemetery complex in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 27, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Workers prepare new graves at the Muslim burial area provided by the government for victims of coronavirus at Pondok Ranggon cemetery complex in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 27, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Wilting flowers are seen on a grave at the Muslim burial area provided by the government for victims of coronavirus at Pondok Ranggon cemetery complex in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 27, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Wilting flowers are seen on a grave at the Muslim burial area provided by the government for victims of coronavirus at Pondok Ranggon cemetery complex in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 27, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Wilting flowers are seen on a grave at the Muslim burial area provided by the government for victims of coronavirus at Pondok Ranggon cemetery complex in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 27, 2020. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Funeral home workers move the coffin of a person who died of the coronavirus disease during an express funeral at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador June 23, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Funeral home workers move the coffin of a person who died of the coronavirus disease during an express funeral at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador June 23, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Funeral home workers move the coffin of a person who died of the coronavirus disease during an express funeral at La Bermeja cemetery in San Salvador, El Salvador June 23, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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Relatives and health workers unload the body of a woman, who died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for her cremation at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, July 8, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Relatives and health workers unload the body of a woman, who died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for her cremation at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, July 8, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Relatives and health workers unload the body of a woman, who died due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for her cremation at a crematorium in New Delhi, India, July 8, 2020. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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