STUDENT HOLDS UP OPEN PETRI DISHES WITH ANTHRAX.
CAPTION CORRECTION - CORRECTING VIRUS INTO BACTERIA FOR CLARIFICATION
Student Jorge Alberto Rodriguez Martinez, 21, holds up two open petri
dishes cultivating the Anthrax bacteria next to a Bunsen burner at a
laboratory in Mexico's Instituto Politecnico Nacional, October 23,
2001. The Politecnico Nacional, one of Mexico's most prestigious higher
education centers, keeps the Anthrax bacteria on campus as students
like Jorge, studying Chemistry, Bacteriology and Parasitology study it
in their ninth semester. The Anthrax bacteria has caused panic across
the United States after spores were mailed to several prominent
individuals, two people are known to have died from exposure.