A World Remembers: Memorials honor COVID-19’s 5 million dead

A Muslim woman uses her phone as she walks by names of health care workers who died of COVID-19 engraved on Pandemic Heroes Monument, in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. The monument will be inaugurated on Nov. 10, which marks National Heroes day in Indonesia. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2021, file photo, Fernanda Natasha Bravo Cruz, center, who lost her father to COVID-19 cries supported by her mother, Noemia Bravo Cruz, second right, and by friends Cleo Manhas, left, and Clara Marcia, right, during a protest with flags representing coronavirus victims in Brazil and against the government's health policies outside Congress in Brasilia, Brazil. Activists and families placed 600 flags, each with a person's name, to represent the 600,000 death toll, announced the previous day. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

Rocks with the names of victims of COVID-19 cover the ground at a monument outside the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

A woman walks with her dog through the Wood of Memory, created in remembrance of those who have died of COVID-19, at the Parco della Trucca, in Bergamo, Italy, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Volunteers work on the COVID-19 memorial wall in Westminster in London, Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. Bereaved Families for Justice have been re-painting the faded hearts on the tribute and adding inscriptions for people who can not get to the wall. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2021, file photo, Zoe Nassimoff, of Argentina, looks at white flags that are part of artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg's temporary art installation, "In America: Remember," in remembrance of Americans who have died of COVID-19, on the National Mall in Washington. Nassimoff's grandparent who lived in Florida died from COVID-19. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

BERGAMO, Italy — The Italian city that suffered the brunt of COVID-19’s first deadly wave is dedicating a vivid memorial to the pandemic dead: A grove of trees, creating oxygen in a park opposite the hospital where so many died, unable to breathe.