Inhaled Measles Vaccine Falls Short of Injected Version in Study

April 15, 2015 9:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, April 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A comparison of injected and inhaled measles vaccines in Indian infants found the injected version provoked a much stronger immune system response, researchers report.

International scientists split a group of 2,000 babies between the ages of 9 and 12 months into two equal groups, giving them a single dose of either injected or inhaled measles vaccine. While none of the children contracted measles, blood tests showed significantly more antibodies against the virus...

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