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Sanofi, Google launch diabetes joint venture

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In this photo, an Indian nurse (L) collects a blood sample from a policeman using a glucometer at a free diabetic health check-up camp on World Health Day in Hyderabad on April 7, 2016. Noah Seelam/AFP

The tie up between the drug maker and Verily, the health subsidiary of Google’s parent company Alphabet, will focus on treatments for people living with the chronic disease

PARIS, France (Sept. 12, 2016) — Google and French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi announced Monday, September 12, a new joint venture focused on diabetes care.  Continue reading Sanofi, Google launch diabetes joint venture

Google, UNICEF to map spread of Zika virus

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BATTLE AGAINST ZIKA. Workers fumigate a train car in South Korea, February 17, 2016, as a precaution against the spread of the Zika virus. File photo by Yonhap/EPA
The Internet giant aims to help predict potential outbreaks so governments and NGOs will know where to focus

SAN FRANCISCO, USA (Mar. 3, 2016) — Google on Thursday, March 3, said that it is working with UNICEF to map the spread of Zika and pitching in a million dollars to support the group’s efforts on the ground.

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