HC Deb 05 June 1947 vol 438 cc369-70
31. Mr. Janner

asked the Minister of Health the number of smallpox cases in each of the weeks from 1st March until the latest available date; and if he is satisfied with the efforts being made to localise the outbreaks reported.

Mr. Bevan

The numbers of smallpox cases recorded in my Department for the 13 weeks from 1st March to 31st May, omitting the weeks ending 15th March and loth April in which there were none, were respectively 3, 3, 2, 3, 8, 1, 3, 4, 10, 2 and 6. The answer to the last part of the Question is, "Yes, Sir."