ANTHRAX ANTIBIOTIC CIPROXIN PICTURED IN LONDON.
Anthrax antibiotic Ciproxin Ciprofloxacin, manufactured by German
pharmaceutical company Bayer AG, is pictured in a London pharmacy
October 17, 2001. The United States is talking to German drugmaker
Bayer AG about relaxing its patent on Cipro, which has become the drug
of choice for those worried about anthrax, Health and Human Services
Secretary Tommy Thompson said Wednesday. REUTERS/John Pryke