Observations Made During The Epidemic Of Measles On The Faroe Islands In The Year 1846 By Peter Ludwig Panum

Monday, 14th of December 2015 Print
A distinguished physician and epidemiologist  Peter Ludwig Panum during the epidemic of measles on the Faroe Islands in the year 1846 gives a sensational article on the health of the dwellers with detailed description of conditions that existed there.

He worked with zeal and played a great role in the revolution and the understanding of science and health not only in Scandinavian countiries but globally.


Full article can be found in URL http://www.deltaomega.org/classics.cfm
then http://www.deltaomega.org/documents/PanumFaroeIslands.pdf

Good reading for the festive season
A.I.M 

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