Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary
Author: Gail JARROW
Publisher: Calkins Creek
Year Reviewed:: 2016
Review: George Soper wanted to be a part of the effort in the early 20th century to rid the country of infectious diseases that are spread by unsanitary conditions. In his battle to eradicate typhoid fever, he encountered Mary Mallon, a carrier of the disease. Many more people died because of Mary's refusal to believe him and cooperate with his requested protocol.