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Akers Biosciences Files Restated Previously Issued Financial Statements for 2017

THOROFARE, N.J, July 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Akers Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKER) (AIM: AKR.L), (“Akers”, “Akers Bio” or the "Company"), a developer of rapid health information technologies, has today filed restatements of previously issued financial statements for the quarterly periods ended June 30, September 30, 2017 and for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017.

As previously disclosed, the Company determined that certain revenue transactions did not qualify for revenue recognition under generally accepted accounting principles. In the process of this determination, the Company discovered information which affected the revenue, certain obligations and the value of certain inventory items.

The restated 10-K and 10-Q Forms containing the full financial statements are available for viewing on the Company's website at www.akersbio.com or www.sec.gov.

About Akers Biosciences, Inc.

Akers Bio develops, manufactures, and supplies rapid screening and testing products designed to deliver quicker and more cost-effective healthcare information to healthcare providers and consumers. The Company has advanced the science of diagnostics while responding to major shifts in healthcare through the development of several proprietary platform technologies. The Company's state-of-the-art rapid diagnostic assays can be performed virtually anywhere in minutes when time is of the essence. The Company has aligned with major healthcare companies and high volume medical product distributors to maximize product offerings, and to be a major worldwide competitor in diagnostics.

Additional information on the Company and its products can be found at www.akersbio.com. Follow us on Twitter @AkersBio.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements

Statements contained herein that are not based upon current or historical fact are forward-looking in nature and constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements reflect the Company's expectations about its future operating results, performance and opportunities that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. Such statements may include, without limitation, statements with respect to the Company’s plans, compliance with the requirements of various regulatory agencies and certain NASDAQ Stock Market listing rules, objectives, projections, expectations and intentions and other statements identified by words such as “projects,” “may,” “will,” “could,” “would,” “should,” “believes,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “estimates,” “intends,” “plans,” “potential” or similar expressions, as they relate to the Company, its subsidiaries, or its management. These statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of the Company’s management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties, including those detailed in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Actual results, performance, prospects, and opportunities to may differ materially from those set forth in, or implied by, the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that are subject to change based on various factors (many of which are beyond the Company’s control). The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.

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Enquiries:
                    
                    Akers Biosciences, Inc.
                    John J. Gormally, Chief Executive Officer
                    Tel. +1 856 848 8698
                    
                    Vigo Communications (Global Public Relations)
                    Ben Simons / Fiona Henson
                    Tel. +44 (0)20 7390 0234
                    Email: akers@vigocomms.com

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