Web MD Reports Gardasil Link to Guillain Barre Syndrome
Posted May 03 2009 12:00am
If you read the transcript from 60 Minutes in 1979 (HERE),the 1976 Swine Flu vaccine also caused Guillain-Barre Syndrome, except few people had heard of GBS in 1976.
April 30, 2009 (Seattle) -- Girls and women who receive the Gardasil vaccine to prevent cervical cancer may be at increased risk of a rare but serious disorder of the nervous system in the first few weeks after getting their shots, researchers report.
Overall, the vaccine does not raise the odds of developing Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), a disorder of the peripheral nervous system, says Nizar Souayah, MD, of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark.
“But there is clear evidence from our database of an increased incidence of Guillain-Barre syndrome in the first six weeks, especially the first two weeks, after vaccination,” he tells WebMD.Read the full report HERE.