HC Deb 02 May 1995 vol 259 c174W
Mr. Barry Field

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many doses of the single antigen acellular pertussis vaccine have been given to children in this country since 1 May 1994; and what reports on the vaccine have been submitted to the Committee on Safety of Medicines. [21443]

Mr. Sackville

Information on how many children have received single antigen acellular pertussis vaccine during the period in question is not available. However, the number of doses of this vaccine issued to the national health service during the period was 9,827. The Committee on Safety of Medicines has since 1 May 1994 received a single suspected adverse reaction report in relation to the vaccine, a severe screaming attack.