Tracking Down Typhoid MaryBook - 2015
Chronicles the story of an early 1900s typhoid fever epidemic in and around New York City, providing details as to how its carrier, Mary Mallon, a healthy professional cook, was ultimately tracked down by and stopped by sanitary engineer George Soper, who had famously eliminated the causes of an outbreak in Ithaca, New York. It also mentions other carriers and the role of Dr. Josephine Baker, who promoted child health in New York City.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Calkins Creek, 2015
Branch Call Number: J 614.5112 J
Characteristics: 175 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,27 cm