Amazon will no longer be offering its Prime Virtual Care service.

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An email containing the statement was sent out to employees of Amazon Care on Wednesday by Neil Lindsay, the senior vice president of Amazon Health Services;

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The Hill was able to get a copy of the email. According to Lindsay, the decision to discontinue the service was arrived at after "many months of rigorous investigation."

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Lindsay said in the email that Amazon Care "wasn't going to work long-term," despite the fact that "our registered users have loved many benefits of Amazon Care."

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Amazon Care offers telemedicine and on-demand therapy in Seattle, Washington. Medical professions are never predetermined.

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By the year 2020, the Amazon Pharmaceuticals brand will take the place of the PillPack name as the principal health care project being undertaken by the corporation.

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A month ago, Amazon acquired One Medical for around $4 billion after making the transaction. One Medical has 188 medical centers throughout 25 countries across the world.

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Amazon Care was essential before Wednesday. Amazon's health care service will be offered in all states save five, with 20 sites for in-person visits.

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