The John Snow Cholera Map

The 1854 map that assisted the father of modern epidemiology indicate the connection between geography and disease

Snow Cholera Map


During the Cholera outbreak that began in London on 1949, physician John Snow started mapping the spread of the disease in the streets of London.


The result was the Cholera Map he published on 1854.


Snow managed to track the epicenter of the disease and set one of the first empirical bases for the link between cities and diseases.


The TIME Magazine article on the Cholera Map, from April the 14th, 2020 >


A Space Syntax angle on the Cholera Map >




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