Hong Kong: The Effects of Science, Politics, and Race on the Public Health Responses to the 1894 Bubonic Plague

BY CANDICE HWANG. Photography courtesy of Harvard University Library. ** This essay by Candice Hwang won the third place prize in the Yale Global Health Review 2014 Class Essay Contest** In the 18th and 19th century, there was an influx of Westerners in China, bringing with them their concepts of how state medicine and public…