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Outcry in Sri Lanka as the government mandates cremation only for COVID-19 victims

Amnesty International calls out the Sri Lanka government for forcing Muslim COVID-19 victims to be cremated against families’ wishes. On March 31st the Sri Lanka’s...

European casket producers increase production to keep up with the coronavirus demand

Casket producers around the world are feeling the impact of the coronavirus. Where many businesses have to shut their doors, casket producers have stepped up...

Traditional Pyres no longer possible for Indian COVID-19 victims

The Delhi neighborhood of Punjabi Bagh public cremation grounds has decided to no longer allow a pyre service to anyone who is confirmed to have...

Death Care PPE is quickly dwindling, will governments step in?

Worldwide there is a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) available. Generally PPE will go to hospitals first, since they are dealing with those living...

10 updates death care providers are making due to coronavirus

Funeral homes and those who work with individuals at the end of their life are facing new realities due to the rapid spread of coronavirus....

Trappist monks donate caskets to underprivileged COVID-19 victims

Trappist Monks give back by making coffins available to families in need. New Melleray Abbey, was founded in 1849 by Cistercian monks from Mount Melleray...

Creative solutions to storing COVID-19 deceased around the world

What started in Wuhan as an outbreak, has now grown to a pandemic of an unprecedented scale. Worldwide outbreaks are causing healthcare systems to become...

Face mask innovation for the deaf & hard of hearing

The world is donning masks at every level of society, from grocery store clerks to medical professionals, protecting not just themselves, but the community from...