Three Health Care Workers in Spokane Diagnosed With Guillain-Barre Syndrome
Below is a link to yesterday’s above-titled article reporting on “several" healthcare workers who came down with Guillain-Barre. Of special significance is this description of one of them:
“She started feeling weak following a flu vaccine and was diagnosed on Oct. 24.”
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Posted by: Joan Mootry
Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) is an adverse reaction from flu vaccines, fyi.
GBS is listed as an adverse reaction on page 12 of this particular package insert (AFLURIA).
294 Nervous system disorders
295 Neuralgia, paresthesia, convulsions (including febrile seizures), encephalomyelitis,
296 encephalopathy, neuritis or neuropathy, transverse myelitis, and GBS
The adverse reactions and charts start on Page 5 of the document.
The package insert for Fluzone states: “If Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) has occurred within 6 weeks of previous influenza vaccination, the decision to give Fluzone High-Dose should be based on careful consideration of the potential benefits and risks.”
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