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Vaccinations (Deaths)

Volume 84: debated on Wednesday 23 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services in each five-year period since 1964, what was the number of yellow card reports made to the Committee on Safety of Medicines regarding sudden death, that is within 48 hours, after (a) vaccination against whooping cough and (b) other vaccinations; in each of these periods, how many vaccinations against whooping cough were carried out and what was the number of other non whooping cough vaccinations; and what investigations were made by the Committee on Safety of Medicines as to the possibility of a causal relationship between vaccination and the reported deaths.