Hecatomb disposal

Sorry about the literally morbid choice of subject, but this article in NZZ (hence German) contains quite surprising information which hopefully will never be relevant for me, but as the person responsible for civil protection in the village, you never know. It's basically saying that a large number of dead bodies does not per se create an epidemic health hazard, hence a rushed disposal of such bodies is not required. Quite on the contrary, it is argued that rushed disposal is detrimental to the survivors' mourning process and because of the lack of assured identifications, it will also create a lot of legal problems.

Here is a reference to the original work in English.

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