January 17, 2022

Science

The world of science and technology

The Real Story of John Snow

The Real Story of John Snow

While you might hear the name John Snow and think of dragons and unfruitful endings. There was a real life physician whose efforts saved lives and built the foundation for modern epidemiology.

Hosted by: Hank Green

SciShow has a spinoff podcast! It’s called SciShow Tangents. Check it out at http://www.scishowtangents.org
———-
Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/scishow
———-
Huge thanks go to the following Patreon supporters for helping us keep SciShow free for everyone forever:

Matt Curls, Sam Buck, Christopher R Boucher, Avi Yashchin, Adam Brainard, Greg, Alex Hackman, Sam Lutfi, D.A. Noe, Piya Shedden, Scott Satovsky Jr, Charles Southerland, Patrick D. Ashmore, charles george, Kevin Bealer, Chris Peters
———-
Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com
Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow
———-
Sources:

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0277953605006933?via%3Dihub
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/cholera-john-snow-and-the-grand-experiment-33494689/
https://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/snow/grand_experiment.html

The Real John Snow: How One Man Solved The Most Deadly Mystery Of His Time


https://academic.oup.com/ije/article/32/3/340/637086
https://www.history.com/topics/inventions/history-of-cholera
https://www.cdc.gov/healthywater/global/assessing.html
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/managing-epidemics-interactive.pdf

John Snow and the 1854 Cholera Outbreak


http://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/snow/snowbook_a3.html#1849
http://sphweb.bumc.bu.edu/otlt/MPH-Modules/PH/PublicHealthHistory/publichealthhistory6.html
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5307547/pdf/edinbmedj73529-0094a.pdf
https://books.google.com/books?id=-N0_AAAAcAAJ&ots=mWQiAiJsJV&dq=On%20the%20Mode%20of%20Communication%20of%20Cholera&lr&pg=PA19#v=onepage&q=On%20the%20Mode%20of%20Communication%20of%20Cholera&f=false