Governments using the public’s fear of death to keep them isolated

Governments with high concentrations of inhabitants are fearful about the virus quickly spreading and creating havoc, if they cannot convince their citizens to stay home. A quick approach has been to create marketing campaigns geared towards one of people’s worst…

Funeral workers receive heartwarming support thanks to a Facebook frame

In an effort to show support for those working through the difficulties of coronavirus, individuals with big hearts who want to show their appreciation have created facebook profile frames specific for death care professionals to add on their main Facebook…

Policies for funeral directors on safely dealing with the coronavirus and COVID-19
Different guidelines have been published by both funeral directors associations and governmental health organisations. Please find below guidelines for funeral directors on how to safely deal with COVID-19 from different countries. World Health Organisation Link to official WHO guidelines Belgium…
Madrid’s contingency morgue is a local ice rink

Spain is now the second worst affected country in Europe. With the country struggling to contain the outbreak and new deaths. There are 64,059 infected and 4,858 dead as of today. Madrid is the most populated city in Spain and…

Private video streaming solutions for virtual funerals and memorials

As the coronavirus continues to spread, virtual memorials are becoming a solution for families who want to witness the departed’s service. While there are free ways to live stream, which work fine for normal marketing efforts, protecting families’ privacy with…

The Dutch attempt to prevent Italian Coronavirus ICU catastrophe

As the coronavirus continues spreading, the Netherlands is preparing for a scenario in which 50% to 60% of the population will get infected over time.  In an address to the nation, Prime Minister Mark Rutten, announced that virologists expect that,…

Batesville parent company sells Cimcool to DuBois Chemicals, Inc

Hillenbrand sells off Cimcool brand for deleveraging purposes. Cimcool manufactures metalworking fluids and was owned by the Indiana industrial company Hillenbrand. Diversified in its manufacturing brands, Hillenbrand is the owner of 10 companies ranging from mold casting (Mold-Masters, Milacron, Injection…

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