July 08, 2005 05:36 ET

Acambis plc announces Statement re: Press Comment

Cambridge, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 8, 2005 --Acambis plc

Comment on press speculation

The board of Acambis plc notes press speculation that the Company is in discussions about the acquisition of a significant vaccines business. The board confirms that discussions have taken place although they are not currently ongoing.

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