Faulty Hikvision fever screening systems are spreading despite prominent UK experts in government and academia criticizing fever cams as 'more marketing than medicine' and recommending they not be purchased.
This 1-minute video overviews the situation:
In this post, we examine why these systems risk public health, especially with COVID-19 cases in the UK (and Europe generally) are soaring.
Hikvision UK Healthcare Deployments
IPVM identified 7 UK hospitals and nursing homes (care homes) deploying Hikvision fever screening solutions:
In June, IPVM reported that poorly deployed Hikvision systems endangered other nursing homes in Scotland and France.