§ Mr. SNOWDEN
asked the President of the Local Government Board if he will give information as to ages of the small-pox patients now being treated in the hospitals of the Metropolitan Asylums Board and the vaccinal condition of each patient?
§ Mr. HAYES FISHER
The condition as to vaccination of the thirty-four cases in question at the time of exposure to infection was as follows:
- Under 5 years of age, 4 cases; all unvaccinated.
- Under 5–15 years of age, 10 cases; all unvaccinated.
- Under 15–25 years of age, 4 cases; all unvaccinated.
- Under 25–35 years of age, 6 cases, all vaccinated, none revaccinated.
Over 35 years of age, 10 cases, all vaccinated, of which 2 are stated to have been revaccinated several (over twenty) years previously.
Of the total 34 cases, 15 were vaccinated or revaccinated after exposure to infection.