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ViroPharma Hosts 'Teach-In' on Cytomegalovirus
EXTON, Pa., July 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Highlighting the great need for a well tolerated and effective treatment for cytomegalovirus (CMV), a panel of transplant clinicians and ViroPharma (Nasdaq:VPHM) scientific leaders today provided analysts and investors with an overview of CMV infection, CMV disease and the treatments currently available to patients at risk of CMV disease. In addition, the Company provided an overview and update on maribavir, ViroPharma's leading clinical candidate molecule that inhibits CMV.
Parker Waichman Alonso LLP
Court Accepts MCI/WorldCom Class Action Settlement: Deadline to Opt-Out of Class Action Settlement is September 1, 2004; Current and Former WorldCom and MCI Shareholders are Encouraged to Evaluate Legal Options before Deadline Expires, Announces Parker & Waichman -- MCIP
NEW YORK, July 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Federal District Court Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New York has ordered current and former shareholders who are affected by the class-action lawsuit be notified of the details of the class action settlement, beginning no later than August 2, 2004, and has set a September 1, 2004 deadline for current and former MCI and WorldCom (Nasdaq:MCIP) shareholders who wish to "opt-out" of the MCI/WorldCom shareholder class action settlement to file the opt-out forms. Current and former shareholders must opt-out by September 1, 2004 if they desire to pursue individual claims against the defendants including Salomon Smith Barney, now operating as Citigroup Global Markets a unit of Citigroup, Inc. (NYSE:C).
EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS SATCOM Appoints Jean Menard to Director, Commercial Sales
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean Menard as director of Commercial Sales for EMS SATCOM located in Ottawa, Canada. Menard has been involved on the cutting edge of business and commercial aviation electronics and communications systems for over 28 years.
Emerson Poynter LLP
Emerson Poynter LLP Announces a Class Action Lawsuit against The Shaw Group, Inc. on Behalf of Investors -- SGR
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emerson Poynter LLP announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of The Shaw Group, Inc. (NYSE:SGR) ("Shaw" or the "Company") between October 19, 2000 and June 10, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period"). Present and former employees who purchased stock through Shaw's Retirement Plans are also included. A copy of the Complaint can be obtained from the Court or by contacting Emerson Poynter LLP.
Emerson Poynter LLP
Emerson Announces Current or Former Employees of Cardinal Health in the Company's Retirement Plans May Have Related Claims in Class Action Suit Against Cardinal Health, Inc. -- CAH
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- On July 16th, 2004 Emerson Poynter LLP announced that a securities fraud class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio on behalf of all persons who purchased the publicly traded securities of Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE:CAH) ("Cardinal" or "the Company") between October 24, 2000 and June 30, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period"). Although not pled in the securities fraud class action complaint, employees and former employees of Cardinal may also have related claims if they participated in the Company's retirement plan.