As illustrated in the case of Typhoid Mary
, in the control of epidemics this process often relies on coercive measures, including limitations on movement, activity and human contact.
Leavitt, Typhoid Mary
(Beacon Press, Boston, 1997).
Thanks to the advent of new drugs, HIV is one of the rare, fatal infectious diseases that can now exist in people who are largely healthy, potentially creating thousands of Typhoid Marys
to keep the virus alive and kicking in new victims.
It could be the Typhoid Mary
of Y2K remediation, but it could also be an innocuous convenience for data input personnel, something to keep employees happy and boost productivity at the same time.
Traditional dictionaries don't always include allusions, phrases like yellow brick road, Typhoid Mary
, hoist with one's own petard, and alpha male, which are seldom easy to find.
Helicopters spraying malathion like so much Agent Orange are the weapon of choice in the first campaign; a financial blockade, possible eviction and psychological warfare are being employed by City Hall in the second, against the Brooklyn Museum of Art's so-far recalcitrant director, Arnold Lehman, the Typhoid Mary
of this art pandemic.
It's not easy to pin your epidemic on Typhoid Mary
if she arrived in town well after the outbreak started.
The tale of Mary Mallon, the woman popularly known as Typhoid Mary
, is relatively straightforward.
Although best known for Kitchen Confidential, Bourdain's other published works include the urban historical Typhoid Mary
and the mystery novels Bone in the Throat and Gone Bamboo.
There is speculation that she might be Typhoid Mary
, a classic "Daredevil" villain.
In other words, while Stuxnet produced 12,000 infections, it did not harm all those sites; it merely used them as carriers, like Typhoid Mary
Friday February 19 Destroyer, The Leader, Crimson Dynamo, Sentinels Saturday February 20 Kraven, Jigsaw, Green Goblin, Typhoid Mary
Sunday February 21 Ultron, Vulture, Galactus, Vulken Monday February 22 Abomination, Quicksilver, Dr Doom, Absorbing Man
Are you starting to feel like the Typhoid Mary
of the movie business?
Sather's Oilers in the 80s still hold most league records for number of goals scored in a season, but considering the Devils initiated the trap, the addition of Lamoriello is like having Typhoid Mary
join the Board of Health.
Humans, Typhoid Mary
being the obvious example, can become carriers.