SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
February 8, 2019
HEMISPHERX BIOPHARMA, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Delaware||0 - 27072||52-0845822|
|(state or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of incorporation)||File Number)||(Identification No.)|
|2117 SW Highway 484, Ocala FL||34473|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (215) 988-0080
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On February 11, 2019, Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. issued a press release about the commencement of a clinical trial combining Ampligen and Merck’s Keytruda in the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer.
The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release dated February 11, 2019|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|HEMISPHERX BIOPHARMA, INC.|
|February 11, 2019||By:||/s/ Adam Pascale, CFO|
|Adam Pascale, CFO|