NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Amid the growing outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa, investors been paying close attention to Tekmira Pharmaceuticals and its Phase I treatment for the hemorrhagic fever, putting the company's shares on a rollercoaster ride in recent months.

Since the World Health Organization first declared the outbreak on March 25, Tekmira's stock has sold as low as $8.91 and as high as $26.05, with more than 28 million shares trading hands on a single day.

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