Microneedle patch developed for flu vaccination

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 11:01 in Health & Medicine

An influenza vaccine can produce robust immune responses and be administered safely with an experimental patch of dissolving microneedles, shows new research. The method is an alternative to needle-and-syringe immunization; with further development, it could eliminate the discomfort of an injection as well as the inconvenience and expense of visiting a flu clinic.

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