- Edward Jenner http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Jenner -- introduced the smallpox vaccine in 1796.
- John Snow http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Snow_%28physician%29 -- identified polluted water as the cause of a cholera outbreak in 1854.
- Louis Pasteur http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Pasteur -- inaugurated the era of modern medicine with the development of artificial vaccines in the late 19th century.
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