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$6.54 0.1  2.0%

Last Trade - 29/10/20

Sector
Healthcare
Size
Mid Cap
Market Cap £395.3m
Enterprise Value £354.2m
Revenue £42.8m
Position in Universe 2868th / 6406

BUZZ-SIGA Tech: Rises on $14 mln contract for smallpox drug

Fri 3rd April, 2020 4:27pm
** Drugmaker's shares  SIGA.O  rise 2.5% to $4.89
    ** Canadian Department of National Defence awards 4-yr
contract to SIGA's promotion partner Medical Technologies Inc
for buying up to 15,325 courses of smallpox drug TPOXX for $14.3
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    ** SIGA is responsible for the manufacture and delivery of
product
    ** TPOXX was approved by U.S. by FDA in 2018; U.S. maintains
a strategic stockpile of 1.7 million oral courses of the drug 
    ** SIGA partnered with Meridian in 2019; under agreement,
Meridian will promote TPOXX sale worldwide except in U.S. and
South Korea
    ** Including session's gain, SIGA rose ~3% YTD

 (Reporting by Mrinalika Roy in Bengaluru)
 ((mrinalika.roy@thomsonreuters.com; within U.S. +1 646 223
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