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Measles Vaccine Using A Microneedle Patch Could Boost Immunization Programs
2012-11-27 19:10:00

Measles vaccine given with painless and easy-to-administer microneedle patches can immunize against measles at least as well as vaccine given with conventional hypodermic needles, according to research done by the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Survey Finds More Children Receiving Vaccines
2011-09-02 05:27:57

A Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report indicates that a higher percentage of children are receiving needed vaccines, despite fears that vaccines may cause autism or other health problems.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.