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October 20, 2014

Penn Medicine Ebola Virus Preparedness

At Penn Medicine, the safety and protection of all patients and staff is our top priority. To date, we have no patients suspected of or confirmed to have the Ebola virus in our facilities. We are following the CDC's patient screening criteria for Ebola, including both travel history and symptoms that may be associated with the disease. We are prepared to isolate patients suspected of having Ebola in an area that would ensure both optimal medical care for patients and the safety of our staff and other patients. Read more ...

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Researchers in the rapidly expanding research field of microbiomics have shown that the human body is home to an entire ecosystem of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and other microbes. What's more, these microbes play an important role in regulating many of our physiological processes.

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