Thorofare, New Jersey, Dec. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Akers Biosciences, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: AKER), a developer of rapid health information technologies, announced today that on December 10, 2019, it received notice from the Hearings Advisor of the Nasdaq Office of General Counsel that the Company successfully regained compliance with the minimum bid price requirements set forth under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(a)(2) for continued listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market and that the Company is in compliance with all other applicable listing standards. Therefore, the Company’s scheduled hearing before the Nasdaq Hearing Panel has been cancelled and the Company’s common stock will continue to be listed and trade on The Nasdaq Stock Market.

About Akers Biosciences Inc.

Akers Biosciences, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies rapid, point of care screening and testing products designed to bring health related information directly to the patient or clinician in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this press release relating to plans, strategies, trends, specific activities or investments, and other statements that are not descriptions of historical facts and may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking information is inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors, which include the need for additional financing, and any risks detailed from time to time in Akers' reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and Current Reports on Form 8-K. Forward-looking statements may be identified by terms such as "may," "will," "expects," "plans," "intends," "estimates," "potential," or "continue," or similar terms or the negative of these terms. Although Akers believes the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, they cannot guarantee that future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements will be obtained. Akers does not have any obligation to update these forward-looking statements other than as required by law.

Additional information on the company and its products can be found at www.akersbio.com.

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