Injections could be a thing of the past with scientists developing a way to inhale vaccines

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Fear of a trip to the doctors and a jab of a needle could be a thing of the past, with scientists developing a world-first needless injection to dispense vaccines.

The study has developed a method in which people can inhale a vaccine through a nebuliser device to be safeguarded against potential infections.

Researchers from Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and Monash University have successfully turned a liquid vaccination into an aerosol form against the flu through sound waves.

Source: Daily Mail (link opens in a new window)

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