Researchers Develop A New Dry Powder Inhalable Measles Vaccine

November 29, 2014 12:16 PM

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No more arm pricks and colorful bandages for kids getting their measles vaccination. A new vaccine for the virus is making headway in early clinical trials — and it comes in powder form, taken not through injection but inhalation.

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 already developed immunity to measles.

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