Omar Rodriguez organizes caskets at the Gerard Neufeld Funeral Home in Queens, New York, on April 22. The funeral home has been overwhelmed by the pandemic. The United States passed 100,000 reported coronavirus deaths on May 27.
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In pictures: The novel coronavirus outbreak

Updated 6:35 PM ET, Wed May 27, 2020

Omar Rodriguez organizes caskets at the Gerard Neufeld Funeral Home in Queens, New York, on April 22. The funeral home has been overwhelmed by the pandemic. The United States passed 100,000 reported coronavirus deaths on May 27.
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The novel coronavirus has now spread across the world.

The illness was first reported in late December in Wuhan, a city of 11 million people in central China's Hubei province. It has found a foothold on every continent except for Antarctica, and many countries have declared a national emergency.

The World Health Organization