MIT 3D printed “cups” deliver multiple vaccines in a single shot

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A new 3D printing method has the potential to transform the vaccination process for children and those in need around the world.

“Termed StampEd Assembly of polymer Layers (SEAL), the process harnesses photolithography to 3D print and seal microscopic wells, or “cups”, containing acute doses of selected liquid drugs.”

“Project lead Robert Langer explains the concept saying “…people could potentially receive a single injection that, in effect, would have multiple boosters already built into it.”

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