Memorials

Remembering loved ones, healthcare workers and essential workers who have passed away because

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πŸ”—https://www.cbsnews.com/news/grocery-store-worker-leilani-jordan-died-coroanvirus-kept-working-wanted-to-help-people/

https://www.suddendeath.org/covid-19-bereavement/covid-19-advice-on-memorialising

πŸ”—https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/14/why-should-you-cry-ghanas-dancing-pallbearers-find-new-fame-during-covid-19

πŸ”—https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/14/my-rabbis-tools-now-include-a-phone-uk-jewish-burials-changed-by-covid-19

πŸ”—https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nypd/about/memorials/covid-19-memorial.page

πŸ”—http://www.thenma.org.uk/memorial-to-the-covid-19-key-workers/

πŸ”—https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2020/health/coronavirus-victims-memories/?fbclid=IwAR2dI18vRN3_mfPgGLFxcp-APjVjNRAG8SpiMzacrZVWlfVmtX-2n-aL-18

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Memorials and Stories

Death in a time of Corona

πŸ”— https://padlet.com/hannahgould/deathduringcorona
A collaborative account of changing death culture during the COVID-19 pandemicΒ 


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https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/national/reader-memorial-coronavirus-victims/

I dream of COVID

πŸ”—https://www.idreamofcovid.com/
A site where people can upload memories of dreams in order to catalog shared experiences

People with Wikipedia pages who have died of COVID-19

πŸ”—https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_COVID-19/Deaths

COVID Memorial

πŸ”—https://www.covidmemorial.online/
COVID-19 is much more than statistics and graphs. This virus has a face. We are mourning. These are stories of some of the lives we have already lost.

In Memoriam: Healthcare Workers Who Have Died of COVID-19

πŸ”—https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/927976
As front-line healthcare workers care for patients with COVID-19, they commit themselves to difficult, draining work and also put themselves at risk of infection. Hundreds throughout the world have died. Medscape wants to make sure they are not forgotten, and we will update this list as β€” sadly β€” needed.

Obituaries in an Italian Newspaper

πŸ”—https://twitter.com/benphillips76/status/1238854071509016577?s=21
A video posted on Twitter of a lot of obituaries in a newspaper.

COVID Obituaries

πŸ”—https://covid-obit.toolforge.org
set up form for recording deceased in Wikidata

Boston Globe Obituaries

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ”—https://twitter.com/npalmerrothman/status/1251852526233817095
15 pages of obituaries in The Boston Globe today.

MemoryLines

https://www.plantain.me/memorylines
Phone calling service with a professional interviewer for people to record their memories and provide companionship.

Data on Illnesses & Mortality

Crowdsourced record of workers dying of COVID-19 or falling ill at work

πŸ”—https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/2/d/1aGSFDB7Rv0Lc69PqNxPorv2QCfwD09llFA1uUh2D0ps/htmlview

EuroMOMO

πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡ΊπŸ”—http://www.euromomo.eu/
EuroMOMO is a European mortality monitoring activity, aiming to detect and measure excess deaths related to seasonal influenza, pandemics and other public health threats. Official national mortality statistics are provided weekly from the 24 European countries in the EuroMOMO collaborative network, supported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Research and Academia

πŸ”—https://deathtech.org/2020/04/12/death-in-a-time-of-corona/
The DeathTech Research Team is a group of anthropologists, social scientists, and human-computer interaction specialists based at the University of Melbourne working to understand the intersection of death, technology, and society in the 21st century.Β 

Blogs and News

What will the covid-19 memorial look like?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2020/04/28/what-will-covid-19-memorial-look-like/