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Not a flu shot fan? Here's a vaccine patch you give yourself

Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.

By Feb. 27, 2014

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Researchers closing in on effective malaria vaccine

The early stage clinical trial is small, but out of the 15 volunteers given the highest dose of a malaria vaccine, 12 are showing total resistance to the disease.

By Aug. 8, 2013

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Text messages boost flu vaccine rates in pregnant women

Researchers find that those who received five text messages every week about the importance of flu shots were 30 percent more likely to get one than those who only received phone calls.

By Jan. 10, 2014

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Introducing a flu vaccine you give yourself

Scientists develop an influenza vaccine delivered by a microneedle patch that patients could easily and painlessly self-administer.

By Sep. 4, 2013

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A vaccine for breast, ovarian cancers?

An experimental type of vaccine that aims to treat, as opposed to prevent, metastatic breast and ovarian cancer shows promise in a small clinical trial.

By Nov. 8, 2011

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Vaccine delivery system dissolves into thin air

A patch comprising hundreds of microscopic needles could allow laypeople to self-administer vaccines and then simply watch the patch dissolve, according to researchers at Georgia Tech.

By Jul. 19, 2010

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Fake CDC vaccine e-mail leads to malware

AppRiver warns of scammers preying on public interest in the H1N1 vaccine through an e-mail purporting to come from Centers for Disease Control.

By Dec. 1, 2009

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Google launches Maps tool for finding flu vaccine

Search giant partners with the U.S. government and state and local health agencies to give users the ability to search for and find vaccine available in their area.

By Nov. 10, 2009

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'60 Minutes': An inside look at H1N1 vaccine production

Scott Pelley reports on the manufacture, distribution, and safety of the H1N1 flu vaccine.

By Nov. 2, 2009