Guillain-Barré Syndrome After High-Dose Influenza Vaccine Administration in the United States, 2018–2019 Season

Journal of Infectious Diseases
Volume 223, Issue 3, 1 February 2021
https://academic.oup.com/jid/issue/223/3

 

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Guillain-Barré Syndrome After High-Dose Influenza Vaccine Administration in the United States, 2018–2019 Season
Silvia Perez-Vilar, Mao Hu, Eric Weintraub, Deepa Arya, Bradley Lufkin
The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Volume 223, Issue 3, 1 February 2021, Pages 416–425, https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiaa543
Using VSD and Medicare data, we rapidly evaluated a potential association between the 2018–2019 high-dose influenza vaccine and GBS and determined that, if a risk existed, it was similar in magnitude to that from prior seasons.