It is important that procedures surrounding funerals are developed by public health officials alongside traditional and religious authorities.
Funeral homes, crematoria and morgues face many challenges in the months ahead as the coronavirus death toll rises.
Up to 10% of deceased people in big cities get no burial ceremony, in many cases because they requested it.
Guess how much the average funeral now costs. Hint: it's more than most people pay for a second hand car.
A body in an Italian museum reveals that Egyptians living 1,500 or more years before the Pharaohs already knew how to preserve bodies.