No link found between vaccines and nerve-damaging condition

Recently immunized people are not more apt to develop Guillain-Barre syndrome

By Nathan Seppa, 11:14 AM June 27, 2013

Shortly after getting a vaccination, people are no more likely to develop a dangerous nerve-damaging condition called Guillain-Barré syndrome, or GBS, than they are at other times, a new analysis finds.

Roger Baxter of Kaiser Permanente Northern California in Oakland, and his colleagues reviewed medical records from 1994 to 2006 of more than 3 million Kaiser members and found 415 diagnoses of GBS. Only 25 of these people had received any vaccine in the six weeks prior to being diagnosed with ...

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