In-Class Excercise #1: Snow on Cholera

In-Class Excercise - EPI 420 SESSION 2 A Return to `Snow on Cholera Refer to the text describing the Epidemic of 1854 to answer the following

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E PI 420: S ESSION 2 C LASS E XERCISE Revised 3/31/2008 Page 1 of 2 A Return to ‘Snow on Cholera’ Refer to the text describing the Epidemic of 1854 to answer the following questions. The Epidemic of 1854 "When the cholera returned to London in July of the present year, however, I resolved to spare no exertion which might be necessary to ascertain the effect of the water supply on the progress of the epidemic, in the places where all the circumstances were so happily adapted for the inquiry… but I felt that the circumstance of the cholera-poison passing down the sewers into a great river, and being distributed through miles of pipes, and yet producing its specific effects, was a fact of so startling a nature, and of so vast importance to the community, that it could not be too rigidly examined, or established on too firm a basis. "…I accordingly asked permission at the General Register Office to be supplied with the addresses of persons dying of cholera, in those districts where the supply of the two Companies is intermingled…
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This note was uploaded on 05/12/2008 for the course EPI 420 taught by Professor Goldberg during the Spring '08 term at University of Washington.

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In-Class Excercise - EPI 420 SESSION 2 A Return to `Snow on Cholera Refer to the text describing the Epidemic of 1854 to answer the following

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