Plague at the Golden Gate
San Francisco’s Bubonic Plague Cover-up
As rumor spread of bubonic plague in San Francisco, newspapers couldn't agree if it was a nationwide threat or a plot to destroy the economy. Sound familiar?
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.