The question is explain why there was rapid progress in disease prevention after 1900. (12
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One reason why there was rapid progress in disease prevention after 1900 is becuse of the liberal reforms that helped tackle poverty. In the 1900s, there was increasing evidence that poverty was not the fault of the poor and that is caused a lot of ill-health. The most important link between poverty and ill-health was the fact that if you were poor you couldn’t afford a doctor. It was government needed to do more to help the poor. So, when the Liberal government was elected in 1906, they carried out several reforms to help the poor. For example, in 1908, pensions for the elderly were introduced and in 1911, the National Insurance Act was set up which paid a worker for up to 26 weeks if they fell ill and couldn’t work. This evidence shows that....
Another reason why there was rapid progress in disease prevention after 1900 was because of vaccinations. In order to eradicate smallpox, the government introduced a compulsory vaccination scheme. The next national vaccination scheme after that was in 1942 when the diphtheria vaccine was given to all children, as there were fears that the cramped conditions in air-raid shelters would lead to an epidemic. This evidence shows that...
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