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Post-mortified: the link between your pizza and sloppy morgue staff

Many funeral homes are near food outlets and schools, and their staff have a fairly casual approach to hygiene

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One would think that safety equipment is vital when working with dead bodies, but a new study has found that funeral homes are skimping on personal protection equipment (PPE).

And their staff don’t care much for washing hands before eating.

The grisly find was published in the SA Medical Journal (SAMJ) by Wits University’s Human Research Ethics Committee on Wednesday...

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