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US healthcare industry shudders at sound of Amazon's footsteps

But it is not clear when the company will make that move or how aggressive it intends to be

CVS is in talks to buy Aetna, one of the largest health insurance companies in the US, a move considered to be partly a reaction to Amazon.


THE latest category alarmed by the spectre of competition from Amazon is the pharmacy market. With huge amounts of consumer spending and frustrating inefficiencies, it is the type of business that invariably attracts Amazon's attention.

CVS Health is now in talks to acquire...

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