Republicans are weighing a short-term extension for federal unemployment benefits

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Today in healthcare news: more on the stimulus debates happening on Capitol Hill, an inside look at Medly Pharmacy’s latest fundraise, and Ireland’s contact-tracing app gaining traction in the US.

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Republicans are weighing a short-term extension for federal unemployment benefits, which would avoid a lapse in ramped-up payments for over 30 million Americans



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How pharmacy startup Medly raised $US100 million to take on Amazon and drug-delivering giants


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Ireland’s contact-tracing app has done so well that US states want to use it


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