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Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) is a rare condition that can result in weakness and paralysis of the body’s muscles. It most commonly occurs after someone has had an infection. This can be a bacterial infection or a viral infection, including influenza (the flu). In rare cases, it can also occur after some vaccines.Read Full Answer
The publicly funded (free) influenza vaccine is purchased by the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) with money allocated by the Ministry of Health and is distributed through the local health authorities. The provincial supply of the publicly funded influenza vaccine is determined prior to the actual influenza season based on information from each of the health authorities. Thus, eachRead Full Answer
If you are a health care provider looking for immunization information, please visit the Health Professionals section of the BCCDC website. There you can find clinical resources, immunization courses, print resources for patients and more.
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