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History of Chinese Medicine

Images of Pandemics and epidemics

Great Leap Forward in 1958

The Great Leap Forward in 1958. A male nurse disenfects all who enter the city in an effort to halt an epidemic. Fearful of their well-known "facility to catch cold", the Chinese use Draconian methods to combat it.

Plagues in China

To find books on plague and epidemics happened in China and pandemics in history, these following subject keywords are often used:

  • Plague -- China
  • Epidemics -- China
  • Pandemics

Selected books: