ViroPharma to Present at the Fourth Annual Needham Biotechnology Conference

Company Also Updates Presentation Time for 2005 Imperial Capital Equity Conference

Exton, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES

EXTON, Pa., May 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq:VPHM) today announced that it will present at the Fourth Annual Needham Biotechnology Conference, at 3:30 P.M. Eastern Time on Thursday, May 26. The conference is being held at the New York Palace Hotel.

ViroPharma's presentation will be webcast live for investors through, and available for replay for a period of 14 days following the conference.

In addition, the company announced that its presentation time at the Imperial Capital 2005 Special Situations Equity Conference has been changed to 2:30 P.M. Eastern Time on Tuesday, May 24. The Imperial Capital conference is being held at the W New York.

About ViroPharma Incorporated

ViroPharma Incorporated is committed to the development and commercialization of products that address serious diseases treated by physician specialists and in hospital settings. ViroPharma commercializes Vancocin(r) Pulvules(r), approved for oral administration for treatment of antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis caused by Clostridium difficile and enterocolitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus, including methicillin-resistant strains (for prescribing information, please download the package insert at ViroPharma currently focuses its drug development activities in viral diseases including cytomegalovirus (CMV) and hepatitis C (HCV). For more information on ViroPharma, visit the company's website at


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