HC Deb 02 April 1925 vol 182 cc1514-5

asked the Minister of Health the number of cases of small-pox due to the outbreak in Kettering, and the percentage of the persons thus affected who have been vaccinated?


Up to the 30th March 71 cases of small-pox were notified in the Urban District of Kettering and seven in the rural district. Of the total of 78 patients, the vaccinal condition of one was doubtful, 11,. or 14.1 per cent., were stated to have been vaccinated in infancy, and one at five years old. It should be stated that none of these vaccinated patients had been re-vaccinated, and all of them, with the exception of one patient, aged 25, were over 39 years of age.