NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SIGA Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:SIGA) announced today that management will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast to provide a quarterly business update at 5:00 P.M. ET on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Participants should call (877) 377-7550 (United States/Canada) or (678) 224-7859 (International) and request the SIGA call or provide confirmation code 96658993. A live broadcast of the call will be available on the Company's website at www.SIGA.com under the 'Events & Presentations' tab in the Investor Relations section. A replay of the call will be available approximately two hours after the call and will be accessible until 11:59 P.M. ET on November 20, 2013. To listen to the replay, dial (855) 859-2056 (Domestic) or (404) 537-3406 (International) and enter the code 96658993. The webcast of the event will also be archived on the Company's website for two weeks under the 'Events & Presentations' tab in the Investor Relations section. About SIGA Technologies, Inc. In the United States and around the globe, populations face a serious but unmet need for new drugs to protect against potentially catastrophic emerging viral pathogens and biological weapons of mass destruction. We are a pharmaceutical company specializing in discovering and developing pharmaceutical solutions for some of the most lethal pathogens — smallpox, Ebola, dengue, Lassa fever and other dangerous viruses. Our objective is to discover, develop, and commercialize drugs to prevent and treat these high-priority threats. Our mission is to disarm dreaded viral diseases and create robust, modern biodefense countermeasures. For more information about SIGA, please visit SIGA's web site at www.siga.com .
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