A Deadly Potion: John Snow and the Fight Against Cholera
Jul 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Cholera outbreak report 1855

Cholera outbreak report 1855

A Royal College of Surgeons event at the London Metropolitan Archives.

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