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Guillain-Barré Syndrome Warning Added to AstraZeneca’s Vaxzevria COVID Vaccine in Europe

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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) last week added an autoimmune condition known as Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) as a possible side effect to the product information on AstraZeneca/Oxford University’s Vaxzevria (or “AZD1222”) experimental adenovirus vectored vaccine. GBS is a neurological disorder that causes pain, numbness, muscle weakness and sometimes paralysis.1 2 3 4

A total of 833 cases of GBS following receipt of AstraZeneca/Oxford’s Vaxzevria vaccine had been reported worldwide as of July 31.1 2

The EMA’s Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) recommended updating the existing warning on the vaccine package leaflet with the following advice:

Patients are asked to talk to their healthcare professionals before they are given Vaxzevria if they previously had GBS after being given Vaxzevria.

Reminder: People should seek immediate medical attention if they develop weakness and paralysis in the extremities that can progress to the chest and face.1

European Medicines Agency Includes GBS Warning to Vaxzervia Product Insert

The information update follows a recommendation by the EMA’s PRAC on July 9 that the product information for Vaxzevria should include a warning of cases of GBS that have been reported after receiving the vaccine. According to the EMA, “GBS was identified during the marketing authorization process as a possible adverse event requiring specific safety monitoring activities.”4

A total of 227 cases of GBS following vaccination with Vaxzevria had been reported to the EMA from the European Union/European Economic Area as of June 27.5

In view of the “seriousness of this rare condition,” the PRAC recommended the warning be added in Section 4.4 of the Summary of product characteristics and in Section 4 of the patient leaflet for the vaccine to “alert healthcare professionals and people taking the vaccine of this potential risk.”4

GBS Warning Added to Johnson & Johnson’s COVID Vaccine by FDA

In July, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration added a warning label to Johnson & Johnson/Janssen’s experimental adenovirus vector Ad26.COV2.S vaccine linking the product to cases of GBS. The FDA noted that there had been 100 preliminary reports of GBS after Ad26.COV2.S vaccinations and that, of those, 95 were serious and required hospitalization and there was one reported death.6

On July 26, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the  COVID-19 subcommittee of its Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS) met to review the reports of GBS associated with both Vaxzevria and J&J’s Ad26.COV2.S vaccine. The subcommittee determined that “more rigorous studies” needed to be done “using alternative data sources and robust study designs” and that “comparison of vaccinated and unvaccinated populations would be needed, to fully assess the significance of these events.”7

GBS Also Linked to Pfizer’s COVID Shot

Based on a recent analysis of medical records in Israel, GBS has also been linked to Pfizer/BioNTech’s experimental messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID vaccine BNT162b2 (renamed “Comirnaty”). Of 702 GBS cases identified, 579 of the patients had received one dose of Comirnaty and 539 had received two doses.8 9 10

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6 Responses

  1. Yeah, I can’t wait to get a case of that…

    The same people discriminating against people whom are not taking the covid vaccine, are the same people whom would have denied access and treatment to aids victims decades ago.

    We’re pretty sure we just beat the variant here at home. Swept through all of us immediately. We had fresh flowers, nobody could smell them, we all ran fevers. We took a lot of D,B, C chewable, multi vitamin drinks (with zinc), iodine, immune system boosters, turmeric liquid, lung support, liver support, kidney cleanse, colloidal silver, green tea hot and sun tea, some pine tree mulberry needle tea (from korea available amazon only), lots of water, rest, and exercise in the sun. We super cleaned the entire home suspecting it was here, 3x daily mouthwash gargle and some pure hydrogen peroxide gargle, and used the Puremist device routinely for lung cleanse and healing alongside hygiene and supplements. Aspirin is reported to have helpful influence, so we’re glad to have chose alkaseltzer with aspirin and not tylenol. We also used Flonase over the counter nasal spray, which has a weak steroid in it. We did take theraflu but the other stuff seemed to work better. It was weeks of misery and we’re just better, snapped out of it in only a day or two and our disrupted sleep and bowel cycles returned to normal. Smell returns more slowly but is coming back. You’re going to get it, be prepared with known treatments ahead of time, buy a Puremist right away. Green tea reportedly has something special in it for this. Of all the efforts, we tried green tea near the end and that seemed to have the most powerful effects, to our surprise. We used Newmans Own brand green tea. But don’t live in fear, in your daily life you actually are usually not exposed, but on the one day you may be exposed, you pick it up nearly instantly. Trust in your immune system and get in shape, cut sugar out of your diet, if you are obese you are in an exponentially higher risk category. They’re saying if you’ve been vaccinated, you may need more than at home treatments so you may want to pursue solutions in the above links. There is conformational bias on either side, you can find supportive ‘evidence’ on both sides of these arguments and beliefs. Trust in your own body, tune in to your own health. The arguments which convinced us to opt out is the unknown long term risk of ADE and prions disease.

    1. Maybe you may want to buy an EMF meter, I got the Coronet from stop smart meters, anyway, whenever I have to go out into the ocean of microwave frequencies later on I usually feel weird or dizzy or just plain tired. When I bring my EMF meter to check out the levels in peoples homes, sometimes it’s off the charts! This is especially the case with any 5G setups.

      Vitamin C is crucial, it helps a lot, just be wary of your sources.

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