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Va. teen suffers rare illness after swine flu shot

Posted on Nov 13, 2009 in Uncategorized

Boy diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome, but CDC says no clear link Jordan McFarland, 14, was hospitalized for five days after coming down with Guillain-Barre syndrome hours after receiving a vaccination for H1N1. By JoNel Aleccia Health writer msnbc.com updated 12:57 p.m. ET, Thurs., Nov . 12, 2009   A 14-year-old Virginia boy is weak and struggling to walk after coming down with a reported case of Guillain-Barre syndrome within hours after receiving the H1N1 vaccine for swine flu. Jordan McFarland, a high school athlete from Alexandria, Va., left Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children...

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