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Whooping Cough Vaccine

Volume 124: debated on Friday 18 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how many children received the petussis whooping cough vaccine in each of the years 1983 to 1986; and what are the latest figures available for 1987.

The information available is given in the table. Figures for the first quarter of 1987 are not yet available.

Completed primary courses of whooping cough vaccination Including multiple vaccines containing a whooping cough element
Thousands
YearsEngland and WalesEngland
1983425407
1984410392
1985434414
1986500476