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Painless vaccine patches are set to begin clinical trails in 2017

Researchers have been working for years on a better alternative to the needle, and we might finally be close to a viable solution - a little patch, covered in microneedles, that can be applied to the skin to deliver a painless dose of medication. Cheap to produce, easy to store, and requiring no medical professional to administer, these nifty little devices could change everything.

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SilentNegotiator2359d ago (Edited 2359d ago )

Sounds too unreliable. You use a regular needle and you know that the vaccine is making it into the body.

Something like this, especially not administered by a medical professional, seems like it could have lots of pitfalls in delivering it into the body.