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The COVID-19 pandemic has already caused more than a 100 000 deceased worldwide, causing funeral directors to become overburdened. Consequently, some funeral homes are obliged to keep the deceased in refrigerated trucks until it is possible to bury or cremate them, or bodies are refused because of a shortage of capacity. Yet, to our knowledge, there are no studies currently being conducted on how this affects funeral directors.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)655-655
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Public Health (Oxford Journals)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2020


  • COVID-19
  • funeral
  • risk


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