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Ryan McNeill

How Reuters analyzed Rite Aid's use of facial recognition technology

Jul 28 2020

Reuters analyzed Rite Aid stores in America's two biggest cities to determine which received facial recognition technology and which did not. The news agency gathered this data through one or more visits by Reuters journalists to all 75 Rite Aid locations in Manhattan and the central Los Angeles metro area from October 2019 through July 2020. This allowed reporters to observe whether facial recognition equipment was present and to interview employees on site about its use.

How Reuters analysed Rite Aid's use of facial recognition technology

Jul 28 2020

Reuters analysed Rite Aid stores in America's two biggest cities to determine which received facial recognition technology and which did not. The news agency gathered this data through one or more visits by Reuters journalists to all 75 Rite Aid locations in Manhattan and the central Los Angeles metro area from October 2019 through July 2020. This allowed reporters to observe whether facial recognition equipment was present and to interview employees on site about its use.

Special Report: Into the fog - How Britain lost track of the coronavirus

Jul 20 2020

By Stephen Grey, Andrew MacAskill, Ryan McNeill, Steve Stecklow and Tommy Wilkes

RPT-SPECIAL REPORT-Into the fog: How Britain lost track of the coronavirus

Jul 01 2020

By Stephen Grey, Andrew MacAskill, Ryan McNeill, Steve Stecklow and Tommy Wilkes

UK rejects calls to publish detailed data of care-home deaths from COVID-19

May 13 2020

LONDON Campaigners for the welfare of elderly people and their relatives are calling on the UK government to be more transparent after authorities declined to disclose the number of COVID-19 deaths in individual care homes.

Exclusive: UK coronavirus outbreak kills at least 20,000 in care homes - Reuters calculation

May 12 2020

LONDON At least 20,000 people have died in care homes in England and Wales as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Reuters calculations based on official data.

Exclusive: Virus exposes gaping holes in Africa’s health systems

May 07 2020

NAIROBI African nations are facing a surge of COVID-19 cases with less than one intensive care bed and one ventilator per 100,000 people, a Reuters survey has found. | Video

Trump holds support of political base in virus-prone states

Apr 08 2020

Earl Kerr, a 57-year-old electrical contractor in Jacksonville, Florida, says he fears for his 80-year-old mother, who entered an assisted living facility just before the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States. And he says he worries that the tanking economy will sink his small business.

As pandemic rages, U.S. immigrants detained in areas with few hospitals

Apr 03 2020

BASILE, Louisiana U.S. immigration officials say they have a plan if detention centers get hit with coronavirus outbreaks: They will transfer detainees with serious symptoms to hospitals with "expertise in high risk care."

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