October 27, 2020

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A 1907 Article About Typhoid Mary (And Why We Should All Wash Our Hands!) — 100 Years of Letters

In times of a global pandemic such as we are seeing in 2020, let history serve as a lesson for us all. When we know better, we can do better. Let’s wash our hands and remember though we are healthy, we may pass a virus to someone who may not be. Let’s take care of each other…and wash our hands!

As a global pandemic currently spreads and people slip further into hysteria, I thought it would be appropriate to share a 1907 article about Typhoid Mary from The Evening World newspaper. “Typhoid Mary” (born in 1869) was an Irish Cook in New York who is believed to have infected 51 people (3 of whom died) […]

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