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Fatal Fever

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Learn about the 1907 outbreak of typhoid fever and "Typhoid Mary" in this book perfect to share with young readers interested in a historical perspective of the Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic that is gripping the world today.

This engrossing story reveals the facts behind Mary Mallon, a hardworking Irish cook hired by several of New York's well-to-do families, who ultimately came to be known as "Typhoid Mary". Read how Mary unwittingly spread deadly bacteria, the ways an epidemiologist discovered her trail of infection, and how the health department ultimately decided her fate. Young readers will be on the edges of the seats wondering what happened to Mary and the innocent typhoid victims. The book includes a glossary, timeline, list of well-known typhoid sufferers and victims, further resource section, author's note, and source notes.


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Publisher: Astra Publishing House

Kindle Book

  • Release date: May 7, 2015

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781629790602
  • File size: 44349 KB
  • Release date: May 7, 2015

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781629790602
  • File size: 44349 KB
  • Release date: May 7, 2015

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB ebook

Languages

English

Levels

ATOS Level:7.4
Interest Level:4-8(MG)
Text Difficulty:6


Learn about the 1907 outbreak of typhoid fever and "Typhoid Mary" in this book perfect to share with young readers interested in a historical perspective of the Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic that is gripping the world today.

This engrossing story reveals the facts behind Mary Mallon, a hardworking Irish cook hired by several of New York's well-to-do families, who ultimately came to be known as "Typhoid Mary". Read how Mary unwittingly spread deadly bacteria, the ways an epidemiologist discovered her trail of infection, and how the health department ultimately decided her fate. Young readers will be on the edges of the seats wondering what happened to Mary and the innocent typhoid victims. The book includes a glossary, timeline, list of well-known typhoid sufferers and victims, further resource section, author's note, and source notes.


Expand title description text