Cholera Outbreak

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In 1849 London experienced a major outbreak of cholera due to the polluted water, which claimed the lives of about 15,000 residents. William Farr believed that cholera traveled through the air instead of the water. Also he conducted many analysis of several variables in relation to the outbreak and their relationship to death from cholera. From these findings he developed detailed statistics from the environmental conditions that he observed from the local bodies of water. Working with William Farr’s findings, John Snow was a physician which came to the conclusion that there was a relationship between the water sources and the cholera outbreak ("John Snow - The Father Of Epidemiology").
Due to the fact that Snow believed that contaminated water
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