HC Deb 12 May 1925 vol 183 cc1690-1W
Colonel DAY

asked the Minister of Health how many deaths have been registered during the half-year ending December last, from small-pox, measles, pneumonia, scarlet fever, diphtheria, and influenza?


For England and Wales, the figures asked for are as follow:

Small-pox 3*
Measles 1,317
Pneumonia 12,381
Scarlet fever 426
Diphtheria 1,205
Influenza 2,145

*In two of these. cases small-pox was entered by the medical practitioner as a contributory cause of death.