A dubious distinction

Mary Mallon was born 140 years ago today, on September 23, 1869.

You probably don’t recognize her name, but you’ll know her by a nickname the press gave her: Typhoid¬†Mary.

This entry was posted in health, history. Bookmark the permalink. Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

Post a Comment

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

*
*