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When did Jenner find a cure for smallpox?
1796
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Why did no body believe in this method?
Because it was before germ theory and so he could not prove how it prevented smallpox.
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When was Edwin Chadwick's report?
1842
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When was the first Public Health Act?
1848
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Why did no one follow this?
It was prior to germ theory and so no one believed his report as it could not be proven. Also because of the laissez fare attitude- people did not want the government to get involved in their lives and they were embarrassed to talk about the matter.
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In what year did John Snow discover that cholera was water-born?
1854
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How did Snow prove this?
He used statistics to show the amount of deaths of the people who used the pump on Broad Street.
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What year was the Great Stink?
1858
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What year did proper sewage system begin to be built and who designed them?
1859 and Joseph Bazelgette.
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What year did Pasteur publish his 'Germ Theory'?
1861
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When was the compulsory Public Health Act introduced?
1875
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Why had it become compulsory?
Because there was another cholera outbreak in 1865 which was proven by germ theory and so they decided it was time to change.
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What did it offer?
Clean water, proper drainage, sewers and medical health officers.
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In what year did Fleming discover penicillin?
1928
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Who developed penicillin for mass production?
Florey and Chain
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In what year did penicillin become mass produced?
1944
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In what year was the NHS introduced?
1948
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