Dr. Joseph Kinyoun was a leader in the diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases.
The war against rats helped end the bubonic plague outbreak in San Francisco.
In 1901, Rupert Blue launched a health campaign that ended a deadly bubonic plague.
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On May 28, 1900, San Francisco policemen formed a perimeter around Chinatown.
Ng Poon Chew was a writer, a publisher and an advocate for Chinese American civil rights.
Word spreads of a bubonic plague outbreak in San Francisco’s Chinatown.