A hospital employee takes a break from working inside a temporary mobile morgue (right) in New York on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFEA hospital employee takes a break from working inside a temporary mobile morgue (right) in New York on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A hospital employee takes a break from working inside a temporary mobile morgue (right) in New York on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Pentagon seeking 100,000 body bags for civilian use

  • As many as 200,000 Americans could die in US outbreak, according to White House estimates
  • US Defence Department will draw some from stockpile of 50,000 green nylon ‘pouches’, which are typically distributed to war zones
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A hospital employee takes a break from working inside a temporary mobile morgue (right) in New York on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFEA hospital employee takes a break from working inside a temporary mobile morgue (right) in New York on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A hospital employee takes a break from working inside a temporary mobile morgue (right) in New York on Tuesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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