Important Innovations Collection: Microneedle Patch Kills Infection & Delivers Vacci...

Medical Innovation - Patch Kills Bacteria & Delivers Vaccine


Scientists at the University of Southern Australia have developed a microneedle patch that enables safer vaccinations.  It contains vaccine and silver nanoparticles that kill bacteria and prevent infection.  This innovation is of particular importance in the developing world where the use of unsterile needles leads to infections.  For a news blog on this go to Important Innovations Collection: Microneedle Patch Kills Infection & Delivers Vacci...: Safer Vaccinations Particularly for Developing World Source:  University of South Australia microneedle patch Silver Nanoparticles Ki...

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