HC Deb 18 May 2004 vol 421 c949W
Keith Vaz

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made on the inclusion of Prevenar in the UK childhood immunisation programme. [173180]

Miss Melanie Johnson

New studies have been taken forward by the Health Protection Agency for the inclusion of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (Prevenar) into the United) Kingdom childhood immunisation programme and a decision will be taken at the end of these studies. The timing is dependent on the rate of recruitment of children to these studies.