In London of the last century devastating outbreaks of cholera were commonplace. Dr John Snow, a physician of that time, noted in one outbreak that all the cases in one area of Soho drew their water from a single pump. Using this observed association between two events, he removed the handle from the Broad Street pump and the epidemic abated. This well known early essay demonstrated the value of epidemiological method in preventive medicine.
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