Smallpox

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd May 1966.

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Photo of Dr Michael Winstanley Dr Michael Winstanley , Cheadle 12:00 am, 3rd May 1966

Further to that Answer, does the Minister agree that the widespread use of the emotive term "smallpox" in connection with this outbreak is causing alarm? Would he further agree that this alarm could best be allayed by specific information about what should or should not be done? Will he, therefore, issue a statement to the Press?