HC Deb 26 October 1976 vol 918 c120W
42. Mr. Moonman

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement concerning the current level of stockpiles of vaccine to cope with a possible outbreak of New Jersey strain influenza.

Mr. Moyle

Approximately half of the emergency reserve of 1 million doses of monovalent vaccine referred to in my right hon. Friend's reply to the hon. Member for Bedfordshire, South (Mr. Made!) on 25th May—[Vol. 912, c.109–10]—is ready for distribution to selected holding depots; the remainder should be available for distribution within two to three weeks.