Personnel in protective suits prepare to move a body inside the crematory chambers at a crematorium facility in Manila. Photo: AFP

Families denied viewing of bodies before quick cremations in coronavirus-hit Philippines

  • Burial is the norm in the Catholic-majority nation
  • But due to the pandemic authorities are encouraging rapid cremations
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Personnel in protective suits prepare to move a body inside the crematory chambers at a crematorium facility in Manila. Photo: AFP
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