You will hear a short lecture. Write a summary for a fellow student who was not present at the lecture. You should write 50 – 70 words. You have 10 minutes to finish this task. Your response will be judged on the quality of your writing and on how well your response presents the key points presented in the lecture.
The speaker was discussing Mary Mallon better known as Typhoid Mary. She was the first person in the USA identified as a Symptomatic carrier of pathogen associated with typhoid fever. Firstly, he mentioned that she was twice forcibly isolated by public health authorities. He also described she worked as a cook in NYC for 7 families and after 2 weeks of employment, residents developed typhoid fever. Moreover, he talked about she infected 51 people in which 3 of them died. Finally, she was presumed to have spread the disease in many places around the USA.