Born in East Orange, New Jersey, Clara Maass was a volunteer contract nurse for the United States Army during the Spanish American War. She was discharged in 1899, but volunteered again to serve with the Eighth U.S. Army Corps in the Philippines. She gave her life by volunteering for medical experiments to study yellow fever. Her death received a lot of public attention and put an end to yellow fever experiments on human beings.
Clara MaassRaymond Steinbacher2022-03-28T03:19:57-04:00