§ 85. Colonel DAY
asked the Minister of Health the number of persons who have died in London hospitals as the result of lockjaw following dog-bites during 12 months to the last convenient date?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of HEALTH (Sir Kingsley Wood)
No deaths certified as due to tetanus following dog-bites took 759 place in any London hospital during 1925. No subsequent figures are as yet available.
§ Colonel DAY
Is the hon. Gentleman aware that several reports have appeared lately of inquests in these cases?