18 minutes | May 22nd 2017

5 - The Map That (Almost) Changed the World

In 1854, the London neighborhood of Soho experienced a deadly outbreak of cholera, a truly horrible disease. Doctors at the time were powerless to stop it because they didn’t actually understand how cholera spread, until one doctor—an anesthetist—used a map to completely change the way we investigate disease.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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