Patient Zero: The origins of disease http://blogs.plos.org/publichealth/20... "Dr Sara Baker was sent to Mary Mallon's house, as it was felt that a female doctor may be more persuasive than a male. After being refused again, Dr Baker went to Mary's workplace with police officers, and had her arrested. Mary was tested, deemed to be a carrier, and placed in isolation on North Brother Island."
HIV's 'Patient Zero' Wrongly Blamed for AIDS Epidemic https://www.seeker.com/hivs-patient-z... "As the scientists conducted patient interviews to reconstruct their social network and trace the infection -- not yet known as acquired immune deficiency syndrome, or AIDS -- back to it source, one man in particular came up repeatedly: Gaetan Dugas."
These Three Diseases Could Be the Next Global Epidemic https://www.seeker.com/these-three-di... "With the world still reeling from outbreaks of deadly Ebola and baby-deforming Zika, governments and charities launched a $460-million (431 million-euro) initiative to 'outsmart' infectious epidemics." ____________________
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