Google in deal to transfer full medical records from US healthcare company, claims whistleblower

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Google denies whistleblower claims that it plans to "mine patient information" and "sell or share data with third parties"

Google has been accused of striking a secret deal this week with a US healthcare provider to transfer the full medical records of as many as 50 million Americans. The deal, according to a whistl...

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