HC Deb 19 June 1973 vol 858 cc75-6W
Mr. Dykes

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what information is available to the public on the question of the vaccination of humans against brucellosis in view of the apparent in crease of this disease; and whether he has any plans to publicise the matter more widely.

Sir K. Joseph

Vaccination is not available for this disease which is not normally transmitted from man to man. Cases are few and largely in occupations connected with cattle and there has been no marked increased in recent years. The hazard is well known among those most at risk and I have no plans to increase publicity.

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