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Italy struggles to bury its dead

Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus in the church of the Serravalle Scrivia cemetery, which like many places in northern Italy is struggling to cope with the number of deaths from the virus that is growing every day, in Alessandria, Italy, March 23.    REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus in the church of the Serravalle Scrivia cemetery, which like many places in northern Italy is struggling to cope with the number of deaths from the virus that is growing every day, in Alessandria,...more

Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus in the church of the Serravalle Scrivia cemetery, which like many places in northern Italy is struggling to cope with the number of deaths from the virus that is growing every day, in Alessandria, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus in the church of the Serravalle Scrivia cemetery, in Alessandria, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus in the church of the Serravalle Scrivia cemetery, in Alessandria, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus in the church of the Serravalle Scrivia cemetery, in Alessandria, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus in a crematorium in the town of Serravalle Scrivia, in Alessandria, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus in a crematorium in the town of Serravalle Scrivia, in Alessandria, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus in a crematorium in the town of Serravalle Scrivia, in Alessandria, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus in a crematorium in the town of Serravalle Scrivia, in Alessandria, Italy, March 23.   REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus in a crematorium in the town of Serravalle Scrivia, in Alessandria, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus in a crematorium in the town of Serravalle Scrivia, in Alessandria, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Workers place a coffin in the ground at a cemetery in Milan, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo

Workers place a coffin in the ground at a cemetery in Milan, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo

Workers place a coffin in the ground at a cemetery in Milan, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo
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Workers arrive a cemetery in Milan, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo

Workers arrive a cemetery in Milan, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo

Workers arrive a cemetery in Milan, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo
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Workers dig a hole at a cemetery in Milan, Italy, March 23.  REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo

Workers dig a hole at a cemetery in Milan, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo

Workers dig a hole at a cemetery in Milan, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo
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Coffins are seen inside a church in Serina near Bergamo, one of Italy's cities worst-hit by coronavirus, March 22.   REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins are seen inside a church in Serina near Bergamo, one of Italy's cities worst-hit by coronavirus, March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins are seen inside a church in Serina near Bergamo, one of Italy's cities worst-hit by coronavirus, March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Coffins are seen inside a church in Serina near Bergamo, March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins are seen inside a church in Serina near Bergamo, March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins are seen inside a church in Serina near Bergamo, March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Coffins are seen inside a church in Serina near Bergamo,  March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins are seen inside a church in Serina near Bergamo, March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins are seen inside a church in Serina near Bergamo, March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Images of victims of coronavirus are seen on their coffins inside a church in Serina near Bergamo, March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Images of victims of coronavirus are seen on their coffins inside a church in Serina near Bergamo, March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Images of victims of coronavirus are seen on their coffins inside a church in Serina near Bergamo, March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Coffins are seen inside a church in Serina near Bergamo,  March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins are seen inside a church in Serina near Bergamo, March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins are seen inside a church in Serina near Bergamo, March 22. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Cemetery workers and funeral agency workers in protective masks transport a coffin of a person who died from coronavirus into a cemetery in Bergamo, Italy, March 16.  
 REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Cemetery workers and funeral agency workers in protective masks transport a coffin of a person who died from coronavirus into a cemetery in Bergamo, Italy, March 16. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Cemetery workers and funeral agency workers in protective masks transport a coffin of a person who died from coronavirus into a cemetery in Bergamo, Italy, March 16. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Cemetery workers and funeral agency workers in protective masks transport a coffin of a person who died from coronavirus into a cemetery in Bergamo, Italy, March 16.  REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Cemetery workers and funeral agency workers in protective masks transport a coffin of a person who died from coronavirus into a cemetery in Bergamo, Italy, March 16. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Cemetery workers and funeral agency workers in protective masks transport a coffin of a person who died from coronavirus into a cemetery in Bergamo, Italy, March 16. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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