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Typhoid Mary: the super-spreader before the term even existed

7 mins | Mar 14, 2020
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Her asymptomatic experience offers a cautionary tale for modern times. Mary Mallon triggered multiple outbreaks in New York at the turn of the 20th century – and some believe she suffered prejudice not shown to other asymptomatic carriers. Writing in the Guardian, Rory Carroll looks back to her story.

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