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A Deadly Potion: John Snow and the Fight Against Cholera

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London Metropolitan Archives

40 Northampton Road

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EC1R 0HB

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A Royal College of Surgeons event.

When cholera arrived in London in 1831 it spread fast. Doctor John Snow, member of the Royal College of Surgeons and pioneer of anaesthetics, worked out how to stop the disease but his ideas proved too revolutionary for the times.

Speaker: Sandra Hempel


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