18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
May the Dead Not Take Me with It

A funeral worker in full personal protective equipment (PPE) enters a disinfection station after bringing in the body of a patient who died of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for cremation at an assigned crematorium for individuals who died from the COVID-19 in Baesa district cemetery and crematorium, Quezon City, north of Manila, the Philippines. April 4, 2020. This is after Philippine health officials imposed that persons who died of COVID-19 should be cremated within 12 hours.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2020
Date Uploaded: 07.2020
Photo Location: Quezon city, Philippines
Camera: Canon EOS 6D
Copyright: © Alvin Joseph Kasiban