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MAKING THE MODERN WORLD
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module:Geography of health

Patterns of disease

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1 Introduction The Cook Islands.
© Nasa

Women fetching water, Mozambique.
© WaterAid

 
2 John Snow and the Broad Street pump The original Broad Street pump.
© Wellcome Library, London

Dr John Snow.
© Wellcome Library, London

Illustration of the contents of a pail of water sourced from a cistern, around the time of the 1854 cholera epidemic in the UK.
© Wellcome Library, London

Precautions against plague.
© Science Museum/Science and Society Picture Library

French cholera victims, 1854.
© Wellcome Library, London

 
3 Influences on health: 1900 and 2000 Family sharing an attic, c.1900.
© Wellcome Library, London

Nineteenth century family.
© Mary Evans Picture Library

Twentieth century family.
© TopFoto

Door with plague warning. c.19th century
© Science Museum/Science and Society Picture Library

 
4 Infection and recovery Trachoma victims fetching water, Zambia.
© WaterAid

Historical trends for infectious disease mortality, England and Wales, 1851-1960.
© University of California

 
5 Kilbourne's model applied to influenza Laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, by type and by week of onset, Canada, 1996-97
© Canada Communicable Disease

 
6 Influenza epidemics in Gloucestershire Dr Edgar Hope-Simpson.
© Royal Colleage of General Practitioners

 
7 Diffusion models
 
8 The diffusion model and influenza pandemics
 
9 The Hamer Sopel model
 
10 The Bartlett model
 
11 Transport changes and the spread of disease The Mauritania steamship.
© Science Museum/Science and Society Picture Library

Jumbo jet.
© Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

Stonehouse sailing ship 1866
© Science Museum/Science and Society Picture Library

Child with measles
© Wellcome Library, London

Hypodermic syringe
© Science Museum/Science and Society Picture Library

Cook Islands
© NASA

 
12 Conclusion Plague doctor.
© Wellcome Library, London

 
13 Glossary
 

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