HC Deb 27 April 1955 vol 540 c69W
Mr. Llewellyn

asked the Minister of Health whether he will make a statement concerning the measles epidemic in Cardiff, and give comparative figures for recent years.

Mr. Iain Macleod:

The type of infection is not severe and the incidence of complications is not high. Cases notified in 1951, 1952, 1953 and 1954 numbered 3,116, 2,625, 1837 and 33 respectively, and in the period 1st January to 21st April, 1955, 2,021.