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Needle-less Flu Vaccine is Highly Effective

1 month ago   |   By Medindia Health

New needle-less flu vaccine patch boosted the immune system much better than a traditional flu shot without any negative side effects
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Needle-free patch could 'protect against flu as effectively as a traditional vaccine'

Needle-free patch could 'protect against flu as effectively as a traditional vaccine'

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Scientists from the University of Rochester gave the patch (pictured, alongside a traditional vaccine) to mice for between 18 and 36 hours. The animals 'initiated a robust immune response'.
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