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1514

Andreas Vesalius born

1578

William Harvey born

1700's

Smallpox at large

1796

Edward Jenner begins Vaccination experiment

1830's

Cholera epidemic at various points

1839

Edwin Chadwick government appointed to look into Health and Livin Conditions of Poor

1842

Edwin Chadwick's report shocks Government

1848

Cholera returns again

1848

First Public Health (optional)

1850's

Louis Pasteur investigated sour alcohol

1851

Smallpox vaccine compulsory (not enforced)

1854

Florence Nightingale, Crimean War Nurse

1854

John Snow proves link between Cholera and water

1855

Joseph Bazalgette asked to plan London sewers

1858

Great London Stink (really hot)

1861

Louis Pasteur publishes Germ Theory

1866

Bazalgettes sewers conpleted. (London to Sea)

1866

Sanitary Act

1867

Working men given right to vote

1871

Smallpox vaccine enforced

1875

Second Public Health Act (compulsory)

1906

Free school meals for Poor

1907

School Medical Service and Health Visitors

1908

Old Age Pensions for 70+

1909

New housing regulations

1909

Paul Ehrlich develop 1st Magic Bullet - Salvarson 606

1911

National Insurance Act

1928

Alexander Fleming finds mould in Petri Dish

1929

Alexander Fleming published Penicillin

1932

Gerhard Domagk develops 2nd Magic Bullet - Prontosil

1939

Florey and Chain develop Penicillin for human use (British funded it)

1941

Florey and Chain do a human test but he dies

1942

U.S. Government fund mass production.

1942

Beveridge Report

1945

Penicillin mass produced for civilian market (post-war)

1948

NHS Established