MEXICO: Vampires in White

Mexico City's riproaring El Universal Gráfico ripped into a juicy medical scandal. Physicians assigned to make premarital blood tests were drawing out more than enough for the tests and were selling the extra amount (sometimes as much as a pint) at high prices. Roared the Gráfico: "These vampires are sucking the blood of Mexican men, robbing them of their strength just when they need it most."


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