WTF Fun Fact – How To Stop A Cholera Outbreak

In 1854 during a cholera outbreak in London, John Snow traced the residences of the deceased and found they were all near a single public water well. He then petitioned the local government to remove the well pump handle which helped contain the outbreak. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://www.rcseng.ac.uk/library-and-publications/library/blog/mapping-disease-john-snow-and-cholera/

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