Mary Mallon (September 23, 1869 – November 11, 1938), also known as Typhoid Mary, was an Irish-born cook believed to have infected 53 people, three of whom died, with typhoid fever, and the first person in the United States identified as an asymptomatic carrier of the disease. 1.1 Early life 1.2 Career 1.3 Investigationhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typhoid_Mary
Mary Mallon (September 23, 1869 – November 11, 1938), also known as Typhoid Mary, was an Irish-born cook believed to have infected 53 people, three of whom died, with typhoid fever, and the first person in the United States identified as an asymptomatic carrier of the disease. 1.1 Early life 1.2 Career 1.3 Investigation
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Typhoid Mary, byname of Mary Mallon, (born September 23, 1869, Cookstown, County Tyrone, Ireland—died November 11, 1938, North Brother Island, Bronx, New York, U.S.), famous typhoid carrier who allegedly gave rise to multiple outbreaks of typhoid fever.
Mar 17, 2020 · “ ’TYPHOID MARY’ HAS REAPPEARED: Human Culture Tube, Herself Immune, Spreads the Disease Wherever She Goes,” a New York Times headline announced. She was taken into custody and returned to her...
Mary Mallon (September 23, 1869–November 11, 1938), known as "Typhoid Mary," was the cause of several typhoid outbreaks. Since Mary was the first "healthy carrier" of typhoid fever recognized in the United States, she did not understand how someone not sick could spread disease—so she tried to fight back.
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Mar 10, 2020 · Mary Mallon, known as Typhoid Mary, in a photo circa the 1900s after she was institutionalized on North Brother Island, where she stayed from 1914 until her death in 1938.
Apr 24, 2020 · Mary Mallon, known as Typhoid Mary, was until now the most prominent example in the U.S. of the unknowing disease carrier. She spread typhoid fever to at least 53 people, causing three deaths ...
Sep 26, 2002 · The woman we now know as Typhoid Mary came to the attention of the authorities in 1906 when members of a household on Long Island sickened of typhoid. Their cook, Mary Mallon, had disappeared, and...
Mar 20, 2020 · Mary Mallon’s asymptomatic spreading of typhoid fever is a cautionary tale about the importance of washing your hands.
- Typhoid Mary's real name was Mary Mallon. She was born on September 23, 1869, in Cookstown, a small village in the north of Ireland. Mallon’s hometown in County Tyrone was among one of Ireland’s poorest areas.
- Only three confirmed deaths were linked to Typhoid Mary. Mallon was presumed to have infected 51 people, and three of those illnesses resulted in death.
- She emigrated from Ireland as a teenager. Mallon traveled by herself to start a new life in the United States in 1883. The teenager moved in with her aunt and uncle in New York City, and even as an adult Mallon never lost her lilting brogue.
- Typhoid Mary was the picture of health. Although she harbored the extremely contagious bacteria that cause typhoid fever, Mallon never demonstrated any of its symptoms—which include fever, headaches and diarrhea.
Typhoid Mary Although people called Mallon "Typhoid Mary" during her first stay on the island, she became infamous five years after she was released. In 1915, Sloane Maternity Hospital experienced...