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Skin patch improves delivery of polio vaccines
10/10/2017

A microscopic system may outperform oral doses or syringes in delivering polio vaccines, according to a study at the University of Queensland in Australia. The Nanopatch targets immune cell populations in the outer layers of the skin instead of muscle, creating more efficient delivery, and it requires lower doses and is easy to administer, according to the device's inventor, Mark Kendall.

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