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Volume 401: debated on Thursday 20 March 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will place in the Library a copy of the World Health Organisation's advice on smallpox strategy referred to by the Minister for Policing, Crime Reduction and Community Safety, Official Report, column 204WH, in his reply to the debate on civil defence on 4 March 2003. [102501]

[holding answer 12 March 2003]: A copy of the advice issued by the World Health Organisation in October 2001 has been placed in the Library. This advice followed a review of the WHO guidelines of 1998, and a copy of these guidelines will be placed in the Library.