|July 24, 2001
|HEMISPHERX BIOPHARMA SELECTED BY MSN MONEY CENTRAL'S STOCKSCOUTER AS ONE OF HIGHEST RATED SMALL-CAP BIOTECHS
|Philadelphia, PA, Tuesday, July 24, 2001: Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (AMEX: HEB), a leading biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of nucleic acids to enhance anti-viral defense systems in the human body, announced today that it was selected by MSN Money Central Investor’s “StockScouter” rating system as one of the top 10 highest rated small-cap biotech companies.
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About Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc.
Hemispherx Biopharma, Philadelphia, PA, has devoted nearly three decades to exploring, understanding, and mastering the mechanism of ribonucleic acid (RNA) drug technology. The Company’s lead drug product, Ampligen®, is currently in Phase III clinical trials for the treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Phase IIb clinical trials for the treatment of HIV. The Company's longevity as a biomedical research and drug development institution, coupled with its record of enduring scientific achievement, is evidence of long-term commitment to these promising new classes of drugs for the chronically ill and to bring new therapeutic choices to the global health care community. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.hemispherx.net.
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Information contained in this news release other than historical information, should all be considered forward-looking and are subject to various risk factors and uncertainties. For instance, the strategies and operations of Hemispherx involve risks of competition, changing market conditions, changes in laws and regulations affecting these industries and numerous other factors discussed in this release and in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Accordingly, actual results may differ materially from those in any forward-looking statements. Additionally, all the referenced investigational drugs and associated technologies of the company are experimental in nature and as such are not designated safe and effective by a regulatory authority for general use and are legally available only through clinical trials with the referenced disorders. The forward-looking statements represent the Company's judgement as of the date of this release. The Company disclaims, however, any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.