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NHS to offer health information to patients through Amazon Alexa

Wednesday 10 July 2019 | 11:08 CET | News
The UK's National Health Service (NHS) is partnering with Amazon to provide reliable health information from the NHS website through Alexa using voice commands. This could potentially reduce the pressure on the health service and GPs by providing information for common illnesses.

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Countries: United Kingdom
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