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Amazon has launched a virtual healthcare clinic, coined Amazon Clinic, this week.
The platform can be used by users for common healthcare ailments such as allergies, acne and asthma, marking an expansion into the space despite the recently announced job cuts and slashes to company spend.
Amazon’s healthcare division already includes Amazon Pharmacy and the recently acquired primary medical service, One Medical, which was purchased for $3.49 billion.
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The company said the new service would operate in 32 states in the US.
Healthcare is clearly the next big sector that Amazon is looking to disrupt, given its heavy investment in the space already.
It was recently beaten by CVS to the $8 billion acquisition of in-home healthcare firm Signify Health.
Signify provides technology and analytics to help with in-home patient care in the US.
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