skip to content

Scared of injections, now new flu patch coming which will be a stick on


Needles plays a pivotal role in all the medical purposes, but very soon people who are scared of needles can have a sigh of relief with the new ‘painless’ sticking plaster flu jab that delivers vaccine into the skin. With hundreds of micro hair like needles, painless flu jab patch can penetrate the skin surface from its adhesive side.

ALSO READ: US’ First Lady gave some serious fashion goals while meeting PM Modi

The patch is developed by Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology and funded by US National Institutes of Health. The patch has been proved a success in the initial stage of testing.

The jab patch penetrates only the upper layer, while the normal flu injections can go through the muscles, causing a fraction of a second of pain to the injected. The patch is also easy to store without any need of refrigeration.

ALSO READ: Forbes list of seven most stressful jobs of 2017

The UK has already introduced a nasal spray flu vaccine for children and this patch can revolutionise the flu vaccination according to the experts.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:



More like this

Hardik Pandya And Natasa Stankovic Announce Divorce

Mumbai: Hardik Pandya has confirmed his separation from wife...

NEET UG Row: CBI Arrests Four Medical Students From AIIMS Patna

Patna: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested four...

Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express Derails In UP’s Gonda; Two Dead, 31 Injured

Gonda: In a tragic incident, at least four coaches...

Rohit-Kohli Return For ODIs, Suryakumar Named T20I Captain For Sri Lanka Tour

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in...