Rare conditions linked to COVID-19 infection, not vax

UK researchers find no link between vaccination and Bell's palsy, encephalomyelitis and Guillain-Barre syndrome

COVID-19 vaccination is not associated with a higher risk of Bell’s palsy, encephalomyelitis or Guillain-Barre syndrome, UK researchers have found. 

Bell's palsy.

But past SARS-CoV-2 infection does increase the likelihood of these rare, immune-mediated neurological events, they say. 

With several case reports of people developing the three conditions following vaccination, the University of Oxford-led researchers investigated whether COVID-19