This Patch Provides A Painless Flu Shot!
Only about 40% of adults in the United States get their flu shots each year. While some may not believe in vaccinations or consider them necessary, there also many who are honestly made uneasy by shots. What if these shots could be self-administered and painless?
Such a method has now been invented! These little patches have microneedles that dissolve, and provide a painless shot! It was shown in a phase I clinical trial conducted by Emory University in collaboration with researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology to be safe and well-tolerated by patients!
Could this be the future of vaccinations? For more information, see this article by news.gatech.edu
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