44 min

The Curious Case of Typhoid Mary Documentary on One Podcast

    • Documentary

"Most harmless and yet the most dangerous woman in America” is how Irish woman Mary Mallon was once described after she was identified as the first known asymptomatic carrier of typhoid fever in the US. Found to be a super spreader of the disease and quarantined for 26 years, her story became a legendary cautionary tale in the history of public health (2021). 
Narrated by Sarah Blake.
Produced by Orla Higgins and Sarah Blake.
Sound Supervision by Peadar Carney.
Genealogical research by Damian O'Sullivan
Readings by: Roger Gregg (Newspaper Reporter); Sarah-Jane Scott (Mary Mallon); Bill Kernodle (George S***r)
 
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"Most harmless and yet the most dangerous woman in America” is how Irish woman Mary Mallon was once described after she was identified as the first known asymptomatic carrier of typhoid fever in the US. Found to be a super spreader of the disease and quarantined for 26 years, her story became a legendary cautionary tale in the history of public health (2021). 
Narrated by Sarah Blake.
Produced by Orla Higgins and Sarah Blake.
Sound Supervision by Peadar Carney.
Genealogical research by Damian O'Sullivan
Readings by: Roger Gregg (Newspaper Reporter); Sarah-Jane Scott (Mary Mallon); Bill Kernodle (George S***r)
 
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

44 min

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