EM632 Week 6 Discussion Board

EM632 Week 6 Discussion Board - EM632 Week # 6 - Chapters...

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EM632 Week # 6 - Chapters 1-5 Typhoid Mary! As you read the following chapters, tell me what do think caught your interest. Who was Typhoid Mary? Was she really a danger to society? Why didn't the US do more than just send her to isolation? Was she really that cruel? or was it just a simple mistake or misunderstanding? Give me your opinion. Note: Review your weekly article and provide feedback inside the discussion board. Typhoid Mary was a nickname gave to a lady named Mary Mallon, she became the first American carrier to be identified and traced to the Typhoid fever; some believe that she was the source of infection for several people. She is closely associated with fifty cases and five deaths. “Public health authorities told Mary to give up working as a cook …Mary quit her job, but returned later under a false name. She was detained and quarantined after another typhoid outbreak. She died of a stroke after 26 years in quarantine.” (1) In 1906, a cook named Mary Mallon gained fame as “Typhoid Mary”, when she was identified as a carrier or as the source of a typhoid outbreak within the New York area. “Typhoid Mary” did not get sick, but she spread the disease causing
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