HC Deb 02 June 1931 vol 253 cc32-3
62. Mr. DAY

asked the Minister of Health the number of cases of smallpox that were notified in England and Wales, including London, in the 12 months ended to 31st December, 1930, giving the number of deaths which occurred during this period that were classified as smallpox?


There were 11,839 cases of smallpox among the civilian population notified in England and Wales (including port sanitary districts) during the 53 weeks ended 3rd January, 1931. Of the total deaths registered in England and Wales during the calendar year 1930, 28 were classified to smallpox.