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What is the link between Guillain–Barré syndrome and Covid vaccines?

US health regulators have warned that Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine may be related to an increased risk of the rare neurological disorder known as Guillain–Barré syndrome. The risk of this potentially serious disorder emerging it Covid vaccine recipients was very rare, the federal officials noted on Monday as they added the warning to its fact sheets about the vaccine.“Reports of adverse events following use of the Janssen Covid-19 Vaccine under emergency use authorisation suggest an increased risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) during the 42 days following vaccination,” the warning said. The action comes after the FDA and the Centers...
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What to Know About Guillain-Barré Syndrome

About 100 people who received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine have reportedly developed Guillain-Barré syndrome, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The J&J vaccine may pose a "small possible risk" of the rare immune system disorder that can cause muscle weakness and sometimes temporary paralysis, U.S....
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Unusual Variant of Guillain-Barré Syndrome Linked to COVID Vaccines

Two reports detailed cases of an unusual variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) associated with the AstraZeneca adenovirus vector COVID-19 vaccine. One paper reviewed four cases from Nottingham, England; the other discussed seven cases from a regional medical center in Kerala, India. Both were published in Annals of Neurology. All cases...
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Case reports describe 'unusual' Guillain-Barre variants following COVID-19 vaccination

Two studies published in Annals of Neurology reported small clusters “of an unusual variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome” following receipt of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a press release from the American Neurological Association. The 11 cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome occurred among individuals who received the vaccine 10 to 22 days...
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July 12 coronavirus news

J&J confirms it's talking to FDA about risk of Guillain-Barre syndrome with its Covid-19 vaccine. Vaccine maker Johnson & Johnson confirmed Monday it’s talking to the US Food and Drug Administration about an increase risk of a rare neurological complication among people who received its single-dose Covid-19 vaccine. “We have...
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Rare Neurological Disorder – Guillain-Barré Syndrome – Following COVID-19 Vaccination

In two separate articles in the Annals of Neurology, clinicians in India and England report cases of a rare neurological disorder called Guillain-Barré syndrome after individuals were vaccinated against COVID-19. Both reports describe an unusual variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome characterized by prominent facial weakness. Seven cases were reported from a...
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Seven Cases of Guillain-Barré Noted After COVID-19 Vaccine in India

MONDAY, June 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Cases of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) have been reported after receipt of the Oxford-AstraZeneca severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccine, according to two reports published online June 10 in the Annals of Neurology. Boby Varkey Maramattom, M.D., from Aster Medcity in Kochi,...
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Last November, this Wallingford man was paralyzed with Guillain-Barre syndrome. Saturday, he competed in an obstacle race.

Greg Whitehouse hadn’t been feeling well and the day he fell and couldn’t get up last November, his wife called an ambulance. He went to the hospital Friday. By Monday, he couldn’t move or feel anything. “I was still breathing and my heart was still beating,” he said. “I could talk. That’s all I had. “I was going insane. I was in isolation because of COVID. I was only seeing people with double ...
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