Published in Law and Health Weekly, June 4th, 2005
Researchers at the medical school's Center for Vaccine Development are studying the use of ultrasonic waves, rather than a syringe, to create microscopic openings in the skin to deliver the flu vaccine.
The theory is that a high concentration of a certain immune system cell in the uppermost layer of the skin will allow the body to respond very efficiently to the vaccine, thus requiring less, said Dr. Elizabeth Babusis, clinical investigator in the study.
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