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Violence mars COVID-19 doctor-victim's burial, surgeon, ward boys turn undertakers

IndiaTimes Monday, 20 April 2020
An orthopaedic surgeon had to bury his associate, a neurosurgeon who died of COVID-19 in Chennai, using his bare hands and a shovel with the help of just two ward boys after the undertakers fled when a mob attacked them. Mob's opposition was due to a misconception that the contagion may spread in their neighbourhood if the virus victim's burial took place.
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