Nerve disorder listed as ‘very rare’ side effect of AstraZeneca jab
“GBS should therefore be added to the product information as a side effect of Vaxzevria,” the Amsterdam-based agency said.
Guillain-Barre Syndrome was a “very rare” side effect, occurring in under one in 10,000 people, it added.
The disorder is a nerve inflammation that may cause temporary paralysis and difficulty breathing.
In the United States, the very rare syndrome affects an estimated 3,000 to 6,000 people each year and most go on to recover.