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Human InterestPolitical & General

Reuters Special Report reveals the hidden crisis in America’s jails

In a multi-part series, a Reuters investigation shines a light on deaths in U.S. jails. While the government collects data on this, it won’t let anyone see, so Reuters conducted its own tally, revealing the hidden crisis in the country’s jails.  Reuters also found that jails with healthcare overseen by private companies incur higher death rates; and provided an in-depth look at how the plunging prison population amid the coronavirus pandemic may be a chance to undo the country’s signature practice of mass incarceration.

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Topics of Interest: Human InterestPolitical & General
Type: Reuters Best
Regions: North America
Countries: US
Win Types: ExclusivityOverall Coverage
Story Types: Special Report / Insight
Media Types: Multimedia
Customer Impact: Significant National Story