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Wagamaga OP t1_ir6j2h5 wrote

There is no evidence that the COVID-19 vaccination increases the incidence of Guillain-Barré syndrome, a rare neurological disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks the nerves, according to a Rutgers-led study.

Published in the journal Vaccine, a statistical analysis by a Rutgers-team found that there was not a significant association between any of the COVID-19 vaccinations currently offered and the disease. The team was led by Nizar Souayah, a professor of neurology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School who mentored a group of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School students, in collaboration with other scientists.

In July 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning, based on early reports, that those receiving the Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine may be at a greater risk of developing the sometimes fatal disease.


Archy99 t1_ir8i06s wrote

From the conclusion:

>Although the reporting rate of GBS after COVID-19 vaccination was not
statistically different than that of the general population, the
increased reporting of GBS within the first 6 weeks after COVID-19
vaccination, more so than with other vaccinations, suggests that some
cases of GBS are temporally associated with COVID-19 vaccination.
However, there is a reduction in the reporting rate of GBS after other
vaccines, compared to reporting rates pre-COVID-19, highlighting
limitations inherent in any passive surveillance system. These findings
warrant continuous analysis of GBS after COVID-19 vaccination.


johnlewisdesign t1_ir9iudo wrote

I think no evidence is a bit of a reach, considering the conclusion states it's up rather than down on reporting compared to other drugs - and that:

These findings warrant continuous analysis of GBS after COVID-19 vaccination


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huskywhisperer870 t1_ira12q9 wrote

“Research funded by Pfizer”


JaariAtmc t1_irb6wfw wrote

So, according to you, who should fund this study?


huskywhisperer870 t1_irbk1rm wrote

Not the organizations that are making billionaires from federal dollars..... Why do liberals love big pharma all of a sudden? They were the enemy of the people for decades according to liberal dogma.


JaariAtmc t1_irbqbjk wrote

So, who should be funding these studies? Irrelevant organizations? Their competitors? The GBS organization which probably has limited funding to begin with? If you dislike a certain party doing the study, atleast come up with a viable alternative.


huskywhisperer870 t1_irbtdka wrote

Uh, like it used to be. Third parties awarded federal grants. Grant money has dramatically dropped over the last 10 years. A lot of researchers are spending more time competing for the little funding that is out there instead of doing research that saves lives and advances technology/science. All we have is crony capitalism being fueled by special interests.


max0x7ba t1_ira5941 wrote

I can find no evidence for anything with little effort.