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Judith Walzer Leavitt

American historian and author of Typhoid Mary: Captive to the Public's Health

 

 

Judith Walzer Leavitt appears in the following:

Patient Zero

Monday, November 14, 2011

We hunt for Patient Zeroes from all over the map.

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The Most Horrible Seaside Vacation

In 1906, a rich family vacationing in Oyster Bay, NY started to get sick. Very sick. It turns out they'd come down with typhoid, a disease forever associated with one woman: Typhoid Mary. You think you know this story, and we thought we knew this story too. But as producer ...

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