Short-term paralysis seen with HPV vax

A small number of Australian girls have experienced extreme reactions to the HPV vaccine, including limb paralysis and severe pain, a study finds.

Three Victorian girls were diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome between 2007 and 2009, following HPV vaccinations into the left deltoid muscle, according to a case series published last week.

“Intramuscular immunization is sufficient painful stimulus to trigger the development of