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15/06/1907 Outbreaks of typhoid fever traced to Typhoid Mary

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Typhoid Mary

Mary Mallon, better known as Typhoid Mary, was the first person in the United States identified as an asymptomatic carrier of typhoid fever. She was discovered by sanitation engineer George Soper who was investigating enigmatic outbreaks of the illness. Presumed to have infected 51 people over the course of her career as a cook, she was twice forcibly isolated by public health authorities and died after a total of nearly three decades in isolation.
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