London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Walthamstow 1962

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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Immunisation against Tetanus

Age at date of final injection (primary)Children who comple ted a full course of primary immunisat ion during the year.Children who were given a re-in forcing injection during the year.
Under 1 year78115
1-4 years22196
5™9 years3267
10-14 years263
Total immunised by local authority staff (included aoove)39862

Poliomyelitis Vaccination

CategoryNumber of Persons Vaccinated
Salk Vaccine (2 doses)Sahin Vaccine (3 doses)
Children born in 196246160
" ""1961360451
" in years 1943/60291197
Persons born in years 1933/4215365
" before 1933 who Were under 40 years and 'special' groups21973
Third doses of Salk or Sabin vaccines (all groups)3,564
Fourth " " " " "1,060

B C G. Vaccination

CategoryNumber Skin TestedResult of Hea f TestVaccinated wi th B.C. G.
Tuberculin PositiveTuberculin Negative
School Children1,196205931931
Students attending further education establishments