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The Controversial Case of Typhoid Mary

Did your mother ever call you “Typhoid Mary” when she caught you coughing without covering your mouth? Typhoid Mary was a real person, an Irish immigrant¬† by the name of Mary Mallon who cooked for wealthy New York families, until 1906, when her life took a downward turn. She spent the summer working for the Warren [...]