Ebola Stocks Crushed as Nigeria Declared Virus Free (IBIO) (LAKE) (APT) (VSR) (more...)

October 20, 2014 8:53 AM EDT

A number of Ebola stocks are sharply lower today given no new cases in the U.S. and as Nigeria has been declared free of the virus by the WHO after six weeks with no new cases.

Ebola stocks under pressure: iBio, Inc. (NYSE: IBIO) (-23.7%), Lakeland Industries (Nasdaq: LAKE) (-12.5%), Alpha Pro Tech Ltd. (NYSE: APT) (-11.7%), Versar (NYSE: VSR) (-14.4%), Tekmira Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: TKMR) (-4.6%), Chimerix (Nasdaq: CMRX) (-5.7%), Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SRPT) (-1.9%), Hemispherx Biopharma (NYSE: HEB) (-0.6%), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: BCRX) (flat), Cerus Corp (NASDAQ: CERS) (+9% on separate news), NewLink Genetics (NASDAQ: NLNK) (+29.5% on separate news).

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