Microneedles closeup

Microneedles closeup

This close-up image shows a microneedle array containing influenza vaccine. When pressed into the skin, the tiny needles dissolve, carrying vaccine into the skin. A majority of study participants said they would prefer to receive the influenza vaccine using patches rather than traditional hypodermic needles.

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Life Sciences and Biology
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microneedles patch, influenza, immunization, vaccine
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Draft
  • Created On: Jun 26, 2017 - 10:15pm
  • Last Updated: Jun 26, 2017 - 10:15pm