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Unformatted text preview: within western Europe Rat Catching in Victorian England: video International Sanitary Congresses New institution to monitor and control three and only three feared epidemics: plague , cholera, yellow fever o From 1851 to World War I, met 14 times o Origins of the World Health Organization in these congresses Took a global perspective; but epidemic controls were decided by international politics o International plague controls developed new practices and the idea of cordons sanitaires o 1830s cholera: a new recurrent pandemic that prompted scientific and bureaucratic review of plague controls and plague causes Summary: 1850-1870, Europeans change their approach to epidemics Thursday Germ theory of disease: 1882 19 th century plague in East Asia Hawaii birth lottery New thinking about quarantines over the 19 th century: overview The Austria-Hungary...
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