Re: fighting Anthrax w/ Dr. Strangelove

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Sat Oct 20 2001 - 14:59:35 MDT

On Thu, 18 Oct 2001, Mike Lorrey wrote:

> A solution to the 'anthrax in the mail' problem is rather obvious:
> irradiate the mail. This would eliminate any threat of bacteriological

A letter would take about a cent to process.

> biowarfare through the mail, and may actually be useful against viral
> contagions as well.

Nice, how about plant seeds, spores or bacteria cultures I want to arrive
alive at the other end? Photo film? Anything sensible to radiation?

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