Zika Patients Are Coming Down With a Rare and Paralyzing Disorder. I Had it 13 Years Ago. – Narratively

Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) is a rare autoimmune disorder that causes temporary paralysis. It’s now in the news because of Zika, but I experienced it myself back in 2003, after reporting from Iraq on the U.S. invasion. When it started, I was not even sure anything was wrong with me.

Source: http://narrative.ly/zika-patients-are-coming-down-with-a-rare-and-paralyzing-disorder-i-had-it-13-years-ago/