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Mary Mallon

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Noun

1. mallon, mary mallon, typhoid mary

United States cook who was an immune carrier of typhoid fever and who infected dozens of people (1870-1938)

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Mary Mallon

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Irish-born American cook and healthy carrier of typhoid fever who infected about 50 people with the disease. She was apprehended and quarantined at a hospital on an island in the East River from 1915 until her death.

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