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1.Why Mary Mallon was nicknamed as typhoid Mary?(Mark 1) 2. How a healthy person is infected by Typhoid fever?

1.Why Mary Mallon was nicknamed as typhoid Mary?(Mark 1)
2. How a healthy person is infected by Typhoid fever?
 

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Simran Vinaik
askIITians Faculty 1230 Points
4 years ago
Mary Mallonwas the first person in the United States to be identified as a healthy carrier of typhoid fever. Over the course of her career as a cook, she is known to have infected 53 people, 23 of whom died from the disease.
Healthy person is by typhoid by consuming unhygeinic which is contaminated by Salmonella typhi

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