Rheumatological disorders were associated with a 7-fold risk of developing Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Infection with the Zika virus may increase the risk for development of Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Patients with cancer or an autoimmune disease who underwent surgery were at a greater risk.
Anti-GalC IgG may contribute to the pathogenesis of Guillain-Barré syndrome.
The CDC recently confirmed the link between Zika virus and microcephaly.
It's unclear whether the effect that the vaccine has on contracting influenza is responsible for the reduced risk.
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