Medical Health Cluster


New Data Confirm Risk of Guillain-Barre With J&J COVID Shot

New surveillance data from the Vaccine Safety Datalink confirm a small but statistically significant increased risk for Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) in the 3 weeks after receipt of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The Janssen vaccine (Ad26.COV2.S) is a replication-incompetent adenoviral vector vaccine. The data show no increased risk of […]

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My Kingdom for a Booster Shot: Hiccups Are Yet Another Vaccine Trial Hassle

From coast to coast and beyond, participants in ongoing clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccines are discovering just how frustrating it can be to take part in medical research. Belated and unavailable booster shots in the middle of the Omicron surge are the sticking point now, following on the heels of […]

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