Explanations of Causes and Cures of Disease

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  • Explanations of Causes & Cures
    • Middle Ages and Renaissance
      • Disease caused by inbalance of four humours
      • punishment from God
      • miasma theory
      • astrology
      • Spontaneous Generation
    • Industrial Revolution
      • Pasteur's Germ Theory 1861
      • Robert Koch linked specific bacteria to specific diseases
        • new vaccines e.g TB 1906
      • Jenner's Smallpox vaccine 1796
    • 20th Century
      • Further understanding of microbes
      • Crick & Watson discovered structure of DNA 1953
        • Further understanding of cause of disease
      • Magic Bullets
        • Salvarsan 606, Ehrlich 1905
        • Prontosil, Domagk 1932
      • Fleming's Penicillin 1940

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