HC Deb 23 July 2002 vol 389 c1083W
Dr. Fox

To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether pneumococcal vaccine will be added to the flu campaign for the elderly. [56920]

Ms Blears

The potential cost-effectiveness of introducing universal vaccination with pneumococcal polysaccharide for everyone over 65 years and efficacy of the vaccine in this age group is under investigation by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation.