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The grim toll from coronavirus

Municipality workers burying a coronavirus victim at a grave complex provided by the government in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 26.  Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja/ via REUTERS

Municipality workers burying a coronavirus victim at a grave complex provided by the government in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 26.  Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja/ via REUTERS

Municipality workers burying a coronavirus victim at a grave complex provided by the government in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 26.  Antara Foto/Muhammad Adimaja/ via REUTERS
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A room full of empty caskets are pictured at the Gerard J. Neufeld funeral home in the borough of Queens, New York, April 26. REUTERS/Bryan R Smith

A room full of empty caskets are pictured at the Gerard J. Neufeld funeral home in the borough of Queens, New York, April 26. REUTERS/Bryan R Smith

A room full of empty caskets are pictured at the Gerard J. Neufeld funeral home in the borough of Queens, New York, April 26. REUTERS/Bryan R Smith
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A musician is seen at Tijuana Municipal Cemetery No. 13, where people who have died from coronavirus are being buried, in Tijuana, Mexico, April 24.   REUTERS/Ariana Drehsler

A musician is seen at Tijuana Municipal Cemetery No. 13, where people who have died from coronavirus are being buried, in Tijuana, Mexico, April 24. REUTERS/Ariana Drehsler

A musician is seen at Tijuana Municipal Cemetery No. 13, where people who have died from coronavirus are being buried, in Tijuana, Mexico, April 24. REUTERS/Ariana Drehsler
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Hospital workers in protective equipment are seen behind a fence as they move the body of a deceased person to a temporary morgue outside Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York, April 24.   REUTERS/Mike Segar    

Hospital workers in protective equipment are seen behind a fence as they move the body of a deceased person to a temporary morgue outside Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York, April 24. REUTERS/Mike Segar    

Hospital workers in protective equipment are seen behind a fence as they move the body of a deceased person to a temporary morgue outside Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York, April 24. REUTERS/Mike Segar    
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Municipality workers carry a coffin at a cemetery complex provided by the government for coronavirus victims in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan    

Municipality workers carry a coffin at a cemetery complex provided by the government for coronavirus victims in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan    

Municipality workers carry a coffin at a cemetery complex provided by the government for coronavirus victims in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 22. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan    
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Municipal workers in protective gear prepare to cremate the body a man, who died due to coronavirus, at a crematorium in Ahmedabad, India, April 22. REUTERS/Amit Dave  

Municipal workers in protective gear prepare to cremate the body a man, who died due to coronavirus, at a crematorium in Ahmedabad, India, April 22. REUTERS/Amit Dave  

Municipal workers in protective gear prepare to cremate the body a man, who died due to coronavirus, at a crematorium in Ahmedabad, India, April 22. REUTERS/Amit Dave  
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Lily Sage Weinrieb, 25, a Resident Funeral Director at International Funeral & Cremation Services, a funeral home in Harlem, positions a deceased person in the basement prep area, where bodies are stored and prepared for funeral services, in New York City, April 16.  
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Lily Sage Weinrieb, 25, a Resident Funeral Director at International Funeral & Cremation Services, a funeral home in Harlem, positions a deceased person in the basement prep area, where bodies are stored and prepared for funeral services, in New York...more

Lily Sage Weinrieb, 25, a Resident Funeral Director at International Funeral & Cremation Services, a funeral home in Harlem, positions a deceased person in the basement prep area, where bodies are stored and prepared for funeral services, in New York City, April 16. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly  
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The body bag of a COVID-19 victim is labeled in the prep room of International Funeral & Cremation Services, a funeral home in Harlem, New York, April 10. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

The body bag of a COVID-19 victim is labeled in the prep room of International Funeral & Cremation Services, a funeral home in Harlem, New York, April 10. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

The body bag of a COVID-19 victim is labeled in the prep room of International Funeral & Cremation Services, a funeral home in Harlem, New York, April 10. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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A woman watches as an officer from the New York Police Department helps workers carry a body out of a house in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, April 20. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A woman watches as an officer from the New York Police Department helps workers carry a body out of a house in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, April 20. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A woman watches as an officer from the New York Police Department helps workers carry a body out of a house in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, April 20. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A worker wearing protective equipment is seen by coffins on the grounds of the Central Jamia Mosque Ghamkol Sharif, a temporary morgue set up at a mosque in Birmingham, Britain, April 21. REUTERS/Carl Recine

A worker wearing protective equipment is seen by coffins on the grounds of the Central Jamia Mosque Ghamkol Sharif, a temporary morgue set up at a mosque in Birmingham, Britain, April 21. REUTERS/Carl Recine

A worker wearing protective equipment is seen by coffins on the grounds of the Central Jamia Mosque Ghamkol Sharif, a temporary morgue set up at a mosque in Birmingham, Britain, April 21. REUTERS/Carl Recine
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Drone pictures show bodies being buried on New York's Hart Island where the department of corrections is dealing with more burials overall, amid the coronavirus outbreak in New York City, April 9. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Drone pictures show bodies being buried on New York's Hart Island where the department of corrections is dealing with more burials overall, amid the coronavirus outbreak in New York City, April 9. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Drone pictures show bodies being buried on New York's Hart Island where the department of corrections is dealing with more burials overall, amid the coronavirus outbreak in New York City, April 9. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Drone pictures show bodies being buried on New York's Hart Island amid the coronavirus outbreak in New York City, April 9. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Drone pictures show bodies being buried on New York's Hart Island amid the coronavirus outbreak in New York City, April 9. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Drone pictures show bodies being buried on New York's Hart Island amid the coronavirus outbreak in New York City, April 9. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Relatives wearing protective gear prepare to bury the body of a man who died from the coronavirus disease, at a graveyard in New Delhi, India, April 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Relatives wearing protective gear prepare to bury the body of a man who died from the coronavirus disease, at a graveyard in New Delhi, India, April 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Relatives wearing protective gear prepare to bury the body of a man who died from the coronavirus disease, at a graveyard in New Delhi, India, April 14. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Mortuary employees transport the body of a person in an elderly residence following the coronavirus disease outbreak in Brussels, Belgium April 14, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Mortuary employees transport the body of a person in an elderly residence following the coronavirus disease outbreak in Brussels, Belgium April 14, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Mortuary employees transport the body of a person in an elderly residence following the coronavirus disease outbreak in Brussels, Belgium April 14, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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New graves are seen at the San Vicente cemetery, during the coronavirus outbreak, in Cordoba, Argentina, April 13. 
 REUTERS/Sebastian Salguero

New graves are seen at the San Vicente cemetery, during the coronavirus outbreak, in Cordoba, Argentina, April 13. REUTERS/Sebastian Salguero

New graves are seen at the San Vicente cemetery, during the coronavirus outbreak, in Cordoba, Argentina, April 13. REUTERS/Sebastian Salguero
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A municipal worker disinfects the body of a man who died due to coronavirus at a crematorium in Ahmedabad, India, April 12. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A municipal worker disinfects the body of a man who died due to coronavirus at a crematorium in Ahmedabad, India, April 12. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A municipal worker disinfects the body of a man who died due to coronavirus at a crematorium in Ahmedabad, India, April 12. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Hearses are parked next to refrigerated tractor-trailers, that are being used as morgues, for body transfer, outside Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island in New York City, April 9. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Hearses are parked next to refrigerated tractor-trailers, that are being used as morgues, for body transfer, outside Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island in New York City, April 9. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Hearses are parked next to refrigerated tractor-trailers, that are being used as morgues, for body transfer, outside Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island in New York City, April 9. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Joseph Neufeld, Jr. looks over caskets of bodies at the Gerard J. Neufeld funeral home during the outbreak of the coronavirus in the borough of Queens, New York, April 26.  
 REUTERS/Bryan R Smith

Joseph Neufeld, Jr. looks over caskets of bodies at the Gerard J. Neufeld funeral home during the outbreak of the coronavirus in the borough of Queens, New York, April 26. REUTERS/Bryan R Smith

Joseph Neufeld, Jr. looks over caskets of bodies at the Gerard J. Neufeld funeral home during the outbreak of the coronavirus in the borough of Queens, New York, April 26. REUTERS/Bryan R Smith
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Relatives of 68-year-old Natalina Cardoso Bandeira, who passed away due to coronavirus, during her burial at the Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, April 10. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Relatives of 68-year-old Natalina Cardoso Bandeira, who passed away due to coronavirus, during her burial at the Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, April 10. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Relatives of 68-year-old Natalina Cardoso Bandeira, who passed away due to coronavirus, during her burial at the Parque Taruma cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, April 10. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A mortuary worker in a protective suit looks inside a coffin with the body of a person who died of coronavirus, in Brussels, Belgium, April 9. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A mortuary worker in a protective suit looks inside a coffin with the body of a person who died of coronavirus, in Brussels, Belgium, April 9. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A mortuary worker in a protective suit looks inside a coffin with the body of a person who died of coronavirus, in Brussels, Belgium, April 9. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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An aerial view shows graves, which according to local authorities were prepared in advance for potential victims of the coronavirus at a cemetery in Dnipro, Ukraine, April 5. REUTERS/Mykhailo Moskalenko

An aerial view shows graves, which according to local authorities were prepared in advance for potential victims of the coronavirus at a cemetery in Dnipro, Ukraine, April 5. REUTERS/Mykhailo Moskalenko

An aerial view shows graves, which according to local authorities were prepared in advance for potential victims of the coronavirus at a cemetery in Dnipro, Ukraine, April 5. REUTERS/Mykhailo Moskalenko
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Biohazard warning signs are placed on the coffins of people who died of the coronavirus at a mortuary near the city of Charleroi, Belgium, April 7. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Biohazard warning signs are placed on the coffins of people who died of the coronavirus at a mortuary near the city of Charleroi, Belgium, April 7. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Biohazard warning signs are placed on the coffins of people who died of the coronavirus at a mortuary near the city of Charleroi, Belgium, April 7. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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Healthcare workers prepare to transfer the body of a deceased person at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York, April 8. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Healthcare workers prepare to transfer the body of a deceased person at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York, April 8. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Healthcare workers prepare to transfer the body of a deceased person at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York, April 8. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Bodies are seen inside the Wyckoff Hospital in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, April 4. Handout via REUTERS

Bodies are seen inside the Wyckoff Hospital in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, April 4. Handout via REUTERS

Bodies are seen inside the Wyckoff Hospital in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, April 4. Handout via REUTERS
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Medical specialists wearing protective gear push a stretcher towards an ambulance outside a hospital for patients infected with the coronaviru on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia, April 21. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

Medical specialists wearing protective gear push a stretcher towards an ambulance outside a hospital for patients infected with the coronaviru on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia, April 21. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

Medical specialists wearing protective gear push a stretcher towards an ambulance outside a hospital for patients infected with the coronaviru on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia, April 21. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
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A relative of a person who died of coronavirus reacts as a funerary worker closes the grave at the Spanish Muslim military cemetery during a burial in Grinon, Spain, April 8. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A relative of a person who died of coronavirus reacts as a funerary worker closes the grave at the Spanish Muslim military cemetery during a burial in Grinon, Spain, April 8. REUTERS/Juan Medina

A relative of a person who died of coronavirus reacts as a funerary worker closes the grave at the Spanish Muslim military cemetery during a burial in Grinon, Spain, April 8. REUTERS/Juan Medina
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Funeral workers remove the body of a COVID-19 victim from a hearse at a funeral parlor, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico April 7. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Funeral workers remove the body of a COVID-19 victim from a hearse at a funeral parlor, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico April 7. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez

Funeral workers remove the body of a COVID-19 victim from a hearse at a funeral parlor, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico April 7. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez
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Gravediggers open new graves as the number of dead rose amid the coronavirus outbreak, at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, April 2. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Gravediggers open new graves as the number of dead rose amid the coronavirus outbreak, at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, April 2. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Gravediggers open new graves as the number of dead rose amid the coronavirus outbreak, at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, April 2. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus are seen in the church of the Serravalle Scrivia cemetery in Alessandria, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus are seen in the church of the Serravalle Scrivia cemetery in Alessandria, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo

Coffins of people who have died from coronavirus are seen in the church of the Serravalle Scrivia cemetery in Alessandria, Italy, March 23. REUTERS/Flavio Lo Scalzo
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Funeral vehicles stand in front of a morgue to carry coffins of coronavirus victims to cemeteries in Istanbul, Turkey, March 31. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Funeral vehicles stand in front of a morgue to carry coffins of coronavirus victims to cemeteries in Istanbul, Turkey, March 31. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Funeral vehicles stand in front of a morgue to carry coffins of coronavirus victims to cemeteries in Istanbul, Turkey, March 31. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Healthcare workers wheel the bodies of deceased people from the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, April 4. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Healthcare workers wheel the bodies of deceased people from the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, April 4. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Healthcare workers wheel the bodies of deceased people from the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, April 4. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
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People offer funeral prayers for a man who died due to coronavirus before his burial at a graveyard in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 6. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

People offer funeral prayers for a man who died due to coronavirus before his burial at a graveyard in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 6. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

People offer funeral prayers for a man who died due to coronavirus before his burial at a graveyard in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 6. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain
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Health workers are seen behind body bags outside of Teodoro Maldonado Carbo Hospital amid the spread of the coronavirus in Guayaquil, Ecuador, April 3. REUTERS/Vicente Gaibor del Pino

Health workers are seen behind body bags outside of Teodoro Maldonado Carbo Hospital amid the spread of the coronavirus in Guayaquil, Ecuador, April 3. REUTERS/Vicente Gaibor del Pino

Health workers are seen behind body bags outside of Teodoro Maldonado Carbo Hospital amid the spread of the coronavirus in Guayaquil, Ecuador, April 3. REUTERS/Vicente Gaibor del Pino
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Gravediggers wearing protective suits gather at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, April 2. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Gravediggers wearing protective suits gather at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, April 2. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Gravediggers wearing protective suits gather at Vila Formosa cemetery, Brazil's biggest cemetery, in Sao Paulo, April 2. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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Funeral workers wearing protective suits carry a coffin out of the morgue at Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, Spain, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Funeral workers wearing protective suits carry a coffin out of the morgue at Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, Spain, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Funeral workers wearing protective suits carry a coffin out of the morgue at Severo Ochoa Hospital in Leganes, Spain, March 26. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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A worker checks coffins, most of them containing the bodies of coronavirus victims, in the parking of a funeral parlor in Barcelona, Spain, April 2. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A worker checks coffins, most of them containing the bodies of coronavirus victims, in the parking of a funeral parlor in Barcelona, Spain, April 2. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A worker checks coffins, most of them containing the bodies of coronavirus victims, in the parking of a funeral parlor in Barcelona, Spain, April 2. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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People offer funeral prayers for a man who died due to coronavirus during his burial at a graveyard in Kochi, India, March 28. REUTERS/Sivaram V

People offer funeral prayers for a man who died due to coronavirus during his burial at a graveyard in Kochi, India, March 28. REUTERS/Sivaram V

People offer funeral prayers for a man who died due to coronavirus during his burial at a graveyard in Kochi, India, March 28. REUTERS/Sivaram V
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Roses are pictured on a new grave at a cemetery complex provided by the government for coronavirus victims in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 3. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Roses are pictured on a new grave at a cemetery complex provided by the government for coronavirus victims in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 3. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Roses are pictured on a new grave at a cemetery complex provided by the government for coronavirus victims in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 3. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan
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Workers wearing protective equipment transport a body in the grounds of the Central Jamia Mosque Ghamkol Sharif, a temporary morgue set up at a mosque in Birmingham, Britain, April 21. REUTERS/Carl Recine  

Workers wearing protective equipment transport a body in the grounds of the Central Jamia Mosque Ghamkol Sharif, a temporary morgue set up at a mosque in Birmingham, Britain, April 21. REUTERS/Carl Recine  

Workers wearing protective equipment transport a body in the grounds of the Central Jamia Mosque Ghamkol Sharif, a temporary morgue set up at a mosque in Birmingham, Britain, April 21. REUTERS/Carl Recine  
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Refrigerated tractor trailers that can be used as morgues are seen outside Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island in New York City, April 9. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Refrigerated tractor trailers that can be used as morgues are seen outside Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island in New York City, April 9. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Refrigerated tractor trailers that can be used as morgues are seen outside Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island in New York City, April 9. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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