October 10, 2014 / 1:18 PM / in 3 years

BUZZ-Alpha Pro Tech Ltd: Set to open at five-year high

** Face mask maker’s shares up 42 pct at $6.85 premarket; stock set to touch five-year high

** Spread of the Ebola virus is expected to boost demand for products such as the company’s face masks and eye shields as well as Lakeland Industries Inc’s Hazmat suits

** Up to Wednesday’s close, Alpha’s stock had risen 49 pct since the first U.S. case of Ebola was reported on Sept. 30 and up 38 pct since Oct. 8 when that person died

** Lakeland shares up 12 pct at $19.87 premarket

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

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

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