Powdered Measles Vaccine is Safe, Shows Promise

November 30, 2014 7:37 PM

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A powdered measles vaccine could be available soon. Researchers from the University of Colorado reported that their vaccine has been safe so far and has not caused any serious side effects.

The powdered vaccine comes in a package that holds one dose. To use it, all people have to do is take a puff of air. To test the vaccine, the researchers headed by Robert Sievers, a fellow at CU's Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Studies recruited 60 healthy male adults who alread...

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