Walgreens gives up on embattled Silicon Valley startup Theranos

June 13, 2016 1:35 PM

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Walgreens gives up on embattled Silicon Valley startup Theranos

In the latest episode of what has become one of the most gripping Silicon Valley sagas in recent memory, Walgreens officially announced Sunday night that it has terminated its partnership with troubled blood testing startup Theranos, effective immediately.

The large drugstore chain had already halted Theranos testing at its Palo Alto, Calif., location in January, and the new announcement means that Walgreens will now shutter its other 40 Theranos Wellness Centers, all in Arizona.

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