HC Deb 01 June 1938 vol 336 cc2062-3W
Mr. Groves

asked the Minister of Health how many cases of smallpox and how many deaths from that disease have been notified in England and Wales since 1st January, 1938?

Mr. Elliot

Six cases of smallpox were notified in England and Wales up to and including the week ended the 21st May, 1938. During the quarter ended the 31st March, 1938, one death was assigned to smallpox.