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Typhoid fever

Mary Mallon could do one thing very well, and all she wanted was to be left to it

Longfellow notwithstanding, precious few of us leave footprints in the sands of time. Read more >>

Why did people fall mortally ill wherever she worked? Typhoid Mary was not about to help the inspector find out

On August 27, 1906, the daughter of Charles Henry Warren, a New York banker, fell sick at the family’s rented summer house in Oyster Bay, Long Island. Read more >>

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