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Needle-Free Patch Makes Vaccination as Easy as Putting on a Band-Aid

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The new product could be available in about five years, scientists say.

The patch has several advantages over traditional needle vaccinations. Obviously, the painlessness is a selling point. But more importantly, the vaccines don't need to be refrigerated. In testing, they’ve remained effective after more than a year, even at temperatures of 100 degrees Fahrenheit. 

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