PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (NYSE MKT:HEB) (the "Company" or "Hemispherx") announced today that it anticipates filing its 2017 second quarter financial results for quarter ended June 30 on Monday, August 14, 2017.  Hemispherx will host a conference call at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 to provide a general business update. Hemispherx will respond to various stockholder questions submitted prior to the call. 

An audio replay of the conference call will be available on the Company's website approximately one hour following the conclusion of the call.

Conference Call Information
Date:  Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Time:  1:00 PM EDT
Dial-in numbers:  800-346-7359 (domestic)
  973-528-0008 (international)
Conference number:  27781
Questions: by 5:00 PM EDT on Monday, August 14, 2017
Audio Replay:

About Hemispherx Biopharma Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. is an advanced specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the clinical development of new drug entities for treatment of seriously debilitating disorders. Hemispherx's flagship products include Alferon N Injection® and the experimental therapeutic rintatolimod (tradenames Ampligen® or Rintamod®). Rintatolimod is an experimental RNA nucleic acid being developed for globally important debilitating diseases and disorders of the immune system, including Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). Hemispherx's platform technology includes components for potential treatment of various severely debilitating and life threatening diseases. Because rintatolimod is experimental in nature, it is not designated safe and effective by the FDA for general use and is legally available only through clinical trials.

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