39th year  -  N° 105                 Sunday, 14 April 2024         Antwerpen		
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Saturday 27th of March 1915

109 years ago

46-year-old asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with typhoid fever Mary Mallon aka Typhoid Mary is sent to quarantine in Riverside Hospital, North Brother Island, New York, New York, United States.

Mallon remained confined for the remainder of her life until 11 November 1938. She became a minor celebrity, and was occasionally interviewed by the media. They were told not to accept even water from her.