HC Deb 31 March 1939 vol 345 c2347W
Mr. Groves

asked the Minister of Health how many death certificates were received in 1938 on which death was attributed wholly or in part to vaccination or vaccinia; what were the ages of the persons to whom these death certificates refer; and which of them will be recorded as deaths from vaccinia?

Mr. Elliot

Eight such certificates were received in 1938, the ages being respectively 1 month, 14 years, 16 years, 1 month, 5 months, 5 months, 4 weeks and 4 months. In the first four of these the death was classified to vaccinia.