Guillain-Barré Syndrome Variant Occurring After COVID-19 Vaccines

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Release date: 17/6/2021

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TitleFour British men develop potentially deadly Guillain-Barré syndrome just days after having AstraZeneca's Covid jab
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletDaily Mail
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date22/06/21
URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9712333/Four-Brits-develop-Guillain-Barr-syndrome-just-days-having-AstraZenecas-Covid-jab.html
PersonsAkheel Syed
TitleAstraZeneca Covid vaccine linked to rare neurological disorder in India, UK
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletTimes of India
Date22/06/21
DescriptionEleven people who received the AstraZeneca-Oxford Covid-19 v ..

URLhttps://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/rest-of-world/astrazeneca-covid-vaccine-linked-to-rare-neurological-disorder-in-india-uk/articleshow/83748950.cms
PersonsAkheel Syed
TitleUnusual Variant of Guillain-Barré Syndrome Linked to COVID Vaccines
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletMEDPAGE TODAY
Media typeWeb
Date22/06/21
DescriptionTwo 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.
URLhttps://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/covid19vaccine/93227
PersonsAkheel Syed
TitleJAB LINK? Four Brits develop life-threatening condition days after having Covid jab
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe Sun
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date21/06/21
DescriptionAside from the four rare cases of Guillain-Barré Syndrome detected in the UK, seven cases of the syndrome were also reported in Kerala, India.
URLhttps://www.thesun.co.uk/news/15348592/four-brits-life-threatening-condition-after-covid-jab/
PersonsAkheel Syed
TitleGuillain-Barré Syndrome Variant Occurring After COVID-19 Vaccines According to Two New Annals of Neurology Articles
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletAmerican Neurological Association
Media typeWeb
Date17/06/21
DescriptionWith the widespread use of vaccines to protect against infection by the SARS-Cov2 virus, there is intense interest in possible low-frequency but clinically significant complications. Annals of Neurology announces two new research articles, one from India and one from England, both reporting clusters of an unusual variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome characterized by prominent bilateral facial weakness.
URLhttps://myana.org/publications/news/guillain-barr%C3%A9-syndrome-variant-occurring-after-covid-19-vaccines-according-two
PersonsAkheel Syed
TitleCase reports describe 'unusual' Guillain-Barre variants following COVID-19 vaccination
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletHealio
Media typeWeb
Date17/06/21
DescriptionTwo studies published in Annals of Neurology reported small clusters “of an unusual variant of Guillain-Barre syndrome” following receipt of a COVID-19 vaccine
URLhttps://www.healio.com/news/neurology/20210617/case-reports-describe-unusual-guillainbarre-variants-following-covid19-vaccination
PersonsAkheel Syed