New: Vaccine patches to facilitate vaccination goals


What if a vaccine could be delivered by simply applying a patch? That’s Mark Prausnitz’s goal: creating a nickel-sized bandage-like device covered with 100 microscopic needles that would puncture the skin, then dissolve to get the vaccine into the body.

First up for a patch trial? The measles vaccine. Putting the vaccine in a patch eliminates the need for a medical professional and a refrigerator. “It would enable us to get the vaccine to a lot more people,” says Prausnitz.  Read more…

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