Flu Shots Could Soon Be A Thing Of The Past, Introducing Flu Vaccine Patches

Flu shot vaccines could soon be replaced by vaccine patches.

If you’ve been avoiding getting a flu shot and risking getting violently sick each year because of a fear of needles, then you’ll be happy to hear that an alternative may soon be available. Researchers at Georgia Tech and Emory University have created what may be the first alternative to a syringe when it comes to vaccinating against the flu, and hopefully other illnesses as well. They have created a patch that is absolutely tiny – from the look of them they are probably about the size of one of the “dot” Band-Aids that you normally get after a shot – and it has 100 little microneedles that deliver the vaccine.

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