John Snow and the Soho Cholera Outbreak of 1854

Contagious disease has long been a very significant problem. Outbreaks would rise and fall, killing many thousands of people, often in limited areas. Prior to the mid 19th century, the thinking was often that disease was caused and transmitted by a miasma – a form of “bad air”.

It took the work of a number of Doctors and Scientists to prove this was not correct and to trace the real cause of disease transmission, and one of these was Dr. John Snow, often called the founding father of …

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Fascinating Photos of London’s Soho Between the Wars – Flashbak

circa 1930: Berwick street market in Soho, London, with stalls selling fruit and vegetables and fur coats and stoles. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

circa 1930: Berwick street market in Soho, London, with stalls selling fruit and vegetables and fur coats and stoles. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Fascinating Photos of London’s Soho Between the Wars…

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