BUZZ-Tekmira, Lakeland, Alpha Pro: Shares up as US nurse gets Ebola

Mon Oct 13, 2014 8:25am EDT
 
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** Shares of Ebola drugmaker Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp , Hazmat suits maker Lakeland Industries Inc and face mask maker Alpha Pro Tech Ltd rise in premarket trading

** A Texas health worker contracts Ebola after treating a Liberian, Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of the disease in Dallas last week

** Shares of Tekmira up 7 pct at $24.35, Lakeland up 19.5 pct at $23.46 and Alpha Pro up 21 pct at $8.96 premarket

** Up to Friday's close, U.S.-listed shares of Tekmira had risen 8 pct since news of Duncan's infection was released on Sept. 30

** Shares of Lakeland nearly tripled and Alpha Pro more than doubled in the same period

** Take A Look-World on alert to curb Ebola outbreak

** Interactive graphic on the Ebola outbreak: (here)