What’s Driving the Sudden Increase of Bell’s Palsy?
Bell's palsy diagnoses have increased 8.6% since before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bell’s palsy diagnoses increased 8.6% among those who had COVID-19, while the incidence of Bell’s palsy also rose 6.8% among those who received a COVID-19 shot
Bell’s palsy has previously been noted as a complication of meningococcal, hepatitis B, smallpox and influenza (seasonal and H1N1) vaccinations
During two phase 3 COVID-19 shot tri…