Anthrax Hits The U.S.

American Voicespatriotism ISSUE 37•37 Oct 17, 2001

Cases of anthrax exposure have been confirmed in media and government offices in Florida, New York, and Washington, D.C. What do you think about the threat?

  • “As the head of a biotech lab, I'm tightening security. From now on, if you want to take some anthrax spores home, put your name on the sign-out sheet by the centrifuge.”

    Thom Traylor –
    Bioengineer

  • “Anthrax may grab more headlines, but I think we should all remember that osteoporosis remains Florida's number-one medical threat.”

    Bill Lowery –
    Cab Driver

  • “My brother's a doctor, and he slipped me a stash of that Cipro anthrax antibiotic. That and some sweet-ass morphine.”

    Milt Cook –
    Electrician

  • “At times like these, I'm glad I live in a geodesic dome. Not that they're anthrax-proof or anything. They're just fun to live in.”

    Richard Busse –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Hmm. Does this coffee taste a little anthraxy to you?”

    Donna McCutcheon –
    English Teacher

  • “I'd react calmly to this news, but I'm a journalist.”

    Christine Walker –
    Journalist

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