Guillain-Barré Syndrome Fact Sheet

There is a new disease on Jamaican borders; Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS). GBS has not had a major impact on Jamaica’s health system but with the rise of the number of confirmed Zika cases, there have been concerns about GBS, which has been linked with the virus.

It is a potentially life-threatening syndrome in which a person’s immune system attacks part of the nervous system, leaving some patients unable to move and dependent on life support.

diG into information about this frightening syndrome and share this handy fact sheet on Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Guillain-Barré Syndrome Fact Sheet