BUZZ-Ebola-related stocks up after first Ebola case in NY

Fri Oct 24, 2014 8:17am EDT
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** Shares of Ebola-related medical equipment makers and drugmakers rise after diagnosis of first Ebola patient in New York

** Canadian drugmaker Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp's U.S.-listed shares up 4 pct at $20.70 premarket

** Face mask maker Alpha Pro Tech Ltd up 21 pct at $5.57; hazmat suits maker Lakeland Industries Inc up 16 pct at $17.73; Chimerix Inc up 6 pct at $33.94

** Protective gear maker Versar Inc's shares up 14 pct at $3.75

** A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients tested positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the first in its largest city

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