HC Deb 28 January 1959 vol 598 c127W
Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the Minister of Health what steps he has taken, and with what success, during the last 10 years to prevent and cure tuberculosis and bronchial diseases, respectively.

Mr. Walker-Smith

Improved methods of control such as better case finding and the introduction of vaccination together with advances in treatment have strikingly reduced both incidence and mortality in tuberculosis. I am sending the hon. and learned Member copies of selected memoranda on the subject. With regard to bronchitis I would refer him to the reply in the Adjournment Debate on 9th July last.

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