Broad Street Pump

A pump used to draw drinking water from the Thames in the London cholera epidemic in 1855
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Snow's survey reinforced his view that the Broad Street pump was the most likely source of the epidemic.
In other words (taking it for granted that the survey actually captured what happened), they manifestly chose, or preferred, to collect water from the Broad Street pump.
In both cases geographic profiling successfully located the sources of the disease - the Broad Street pump in London, and the breeding habitats of the mosquito Anopheles sergentii in Cairo.
John Snow, Henry Whitehead, the Broad Street pump, and beginnings of geographical epidemiology.
John Snow's use of early epidemiologic tools to associate cholera deaths with water from the Broad Street pump, Louis Pasteur's development of vaccines, and Robert Koch's discovery of tubercle bacillus and the cholera vibrio all get their deserved attention; Florence Nightingale's use of numerical data to demonstrate improvements in patient hygiene comes as a pleasant surprise.
James Parish, and they ordered the removal of the Broad Street pump handle.
This year we are celebrating the 150th anniversary of the famous Broad Street Pump incident.
His "grand experiment" in 1854 (comparing cholera deaths in South London households that had consumed contaminated water with those that had not consumed contaminated water) is often considered a classic (2), but the Broad Street pump outbreak is perhaps the more famous historical account and is the subject of Steven Johnson's new book, The Ghost Map.
He uses London and Snow's classic map of the 1854 outbreak as the focal points of his story, along with the removal of the Broad Street pump handle and the discovery of the probable index case.
Most people who had fallen ill, it turned out, lived near the Broad Street pump, which Snow would later discover delivered pathogen-tainted water.
In 1849, John Snow pioneered the application of mapping to public health by producing a map depicting locations of cholera cases around the Broad Street pump in London (1).
John Snow's meticulous studies of cholera in London, which culminated in the iconic removal of the handle from the Broad Street pump.