Sick woman working from home Developing a cold vaccine has long been dismissed as implausible because colds are caused by many different viruses, each of which is highly susceptible to mutations. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Is there any limit to what Amazon can do? The company had its work cut out for it when the tech giant announced it was entering the health care space, but apparently reforming the drug supply chain and how care is delivered just wasn’t enough. The company’s latest ambition? Working on a vaccine to prevent the common cold.

The news, reported Friday by CNBC, is understandably overshadowed by coronavirus, a disease that researchers are scrambling to develop a vaccine for.

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