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sep 7, 1854 - John Snow

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Known as the "father of epidemiology".
Map of a later cholera outbreak in London, in 1866

By talking to local residents about where people were getting their water from, he then identified the source of the outbreak from the water pump on Broad Street. It was contaminated with human waste.

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Date:

sep 7, 1854
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~ 164 years ago
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