The Epidemic: A Collision of Power, Privilege, and Public Health

David DeKok

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 4.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

The Epidemic tells how a vain and reckless businessman became responsible for a typhoid epidemic in 1903 that devastated Cornell University and the surrounding town of Ithaca, N.Y. Eighty-two people died, including 29 Cornell students. Protected by influential friends, William T. Morris faced no retribution for this outrage.