Mary Mallon, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Mary Mallon

infected houseworker in New York City

Date of Birth: 23-Sep-1869

Place of Birth: Cookstown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 11-Nov-1938

Profession: cook

Nationality: Ireland, United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra


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About Mary Mallon

  • Mary Mallon (September 23, 1869 – November 11, 1938), also known as Typhoid Mary, was an Irish cook.
  • She was the first person in the United States identified as an asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with typhoid fever.
  • She was presumed to have infected 51 people, three of whom died, 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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