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Poliomyelitis (Vaccination)

Volume 643: debated on Friday 30 June 1961

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asked the Minister of Health how many people in Lincoln and Lincolnshire, respectively, have been inoculated against poliomyelitis in the last five years; and approximately how many people are now entitled to their inoculation.

In Lincoln 31,000 out of 42,000 eligible under local health authority arrangements had been vaccinated against poliomyelitis by the 31st March, 1961. The corresponding figures for Lincolnshire, including Lincoln, were 240,000 and 420,000. (All figures are approximate.)