Monthly Archives: June 2014

Clara Louise Maass – Nurse & Health Pioneer

Clara Louise Maass (1876-1901) Jersey gem: Hailed from East Orange Nurse Clara Louise Maass volunteered to participate in an immunization experiment against yellow fever in Cuba. The first time Maass was bitten by an infectious mosquito, she contracted a mild case of the disease which caused doctors to believe that she was immune. The second bite, […]