BUZZ-Lakeland Industries Inc: Up ahead of Obama's meeting with Congress

Tue Dec 2, 2014 1:16pm EST
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** Shares of hazmat suits maker Lakeland Industries Inc up 9.15 pct at $11.69

** Face mask maker Alpha Pro Tech Ltd up 8 pct at $2.87; U.S listed shares of Canadian drugmaker Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp up 4.13 pct at $14.34

** Shares of Ebola-related medical equipment makers and drugmakers rise ahead of a meeting where President Barack Obama will press Congress to approve $6.18 bln in emergency funding to help fight the outbreak in West Africa and prepare U.S. hospitals to handle future cases

** The worst Ebola outbreak on record has killed at least 5,987 people since March, mainly in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

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