HC Deb 12 May 2003 vol 405 cc113-4W
Mr. Burstow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many cases of Weils disease there were in each of the last five years for which figures are available. [110150]

Ms Blears

The numbers of cases of human leptospirosis (Wells Disease) in England and Wales reported to the Health Protection Agencys Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre over the last five years are shown in the table.

1998 30
1999 41
2000 54
2001 27
2002 48
Total 200