HC Deb 23 February 1931 vol 248 c1787W

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether the recruits in the Royal Air Force stationed at Uxbridge, who recently contracted cerebro-spinal meningitis had been vaccinated or inoculated; if so, how many, and what were the dates on which these operations were performed; and how many cases have occurred and how many proved fatal?


Twelve cases of cerebro-spinal meningitis of which six proved fatal, have recently occurred among Royal Air Force personnel stationed at Uxbridge., Eleven of the 12 men concerned had been vaccinated, but none had been inoculated. The dates of vaccination range from 30th September, 1930, to 20th January, 1931.