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The shadow of the new coronavirus finally reached American shores this week, as markets jittered downward and new cases crept up. The scope of any outbreak here is not clear, but experts suspect that the virus will become widespread. While the disease, known as COVID-19, is a global phenomenon, the response to it is necessarily local, and divvied up among more than 2,800 local health departments in the U.S.
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Mention the term microbiome, and most people will quickly think of the gut, probiotics and maybe even fecal microbial transplantation. But it actually refers to the all of the genetic material found in the microbes that live on and in the human body, including yeasts, bacteria and viruses. The vagina has a microbiome, too—even if research on it is lagging behind that done on the microbiomes of other parts of the body.
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