if Menactra (meningococcal conjugate vaccine) causes Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Patients and parents are asking if Menactra (meningococcal conjugate vaccine) causes Guillain-Barre Syndrome.

This is based on a handful of cases of Guillain-Barre...in older adolescents 2 to 5 weeks after receiving Menactra.

This autoimmune neurological disorder can cause muscle weakness and temporary paralysis. Most patients eventually recover.

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