Tag: john

  • Case Study: John Snow and the Origin of Epidemiology

    Case Study: John Snow and the Origin of Epidemiology

    This case study explores a time before the Germ Theory when doctors were uncertain how disease was spread. ¬†Current models, such as the humoral or miasma model could not fully explain how cholera infected some households, but not others. ¬† This case story explores London, England in 1854 after an outbreak of cholera which had…