§ Lord Morris of Manchester
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many veterans of the 1990–91 Gulf conflict received only the first anthrax-pertussis injection; how many received the first and second; and how many the first, second and third. [HL518]
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Bach)
The specific information requested is not available. However, information on the uptake of vaccines during the 1990–91 Gulf Conflict is contained in Chapter 5 of the MoD paper,Implementation of the Immunisation Programme against Biological Warfare Agents for United Kingdom Forces During the Gulf Conflict 1990/1991 dated 20 January 2000. A copy of this paper is in the Library of the House. It is available on the internet at: www.mod.uk/issues/gulfwar/info/medical/bwa.htm and in hard copy as set out in my answer of 20 November 2003 (Official Report col. WA 341).