• Using the US Army's operational reporting system, the medical records of soldiers with Guillain-Barré syndrome were retrieved and compared with reported incidence figures from the 1976 national influenza immunization program. Military personnel sustained an incidence of disease approximately 50% higher than unvaccinated civilians but less than 25% of the rate attributed to civilian vaccinees.
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