NEW YORK, March 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AIkido Pharma Inc. (Nasdaq: AIKI) ("AIkido" or the "Company") today announced that Dr. Matt Frieman appeared on the video podcast This Week in Virology, segment entitled "TWiV 729: A floret of spikes with Matt Frieman."  In the video, Dr. Frieman discusses the Covid-19 pandemic from the point of view of a coronavirologist. 

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The entire video can be seen here: https://www.microbe.tv/twiv/

At the forty-two minute mark, Dr. Frieman discusses the future of this type of virology work and his work on the pan-viral initiative with AIkido Pharma.  The Company is proud to be working with industry leaders like Dr. Frieman in the development of a family of pan-viral drugs.

About AIkido Pharma Inc.
AIkido Pharma Inc. was initially formed in 1967 and is a biotechnology company with a diverse portfolio of small-molecule anti-cancer therapeutics.  The Company's platform consists of patented technology from leading universities and researchers and we are currently in the process of developing an innovative therapeutic drug platform through strong partnerships with world renowned educational institutions, including The University of Texas at Austin and Wake Forest University. Our diverse pipeline of therapeutics includes therapies for pancreatic cancer, acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). In addition, we are constantly seeking to grow our pipeline to treat unmet medical needs in oncology.  The Company is also developing a broad-spectrum antiviral platform that may potentially inhibit replication of multiple viruses including Influenza virus, SARS-CoV (coronavirus), MERS-CoV, Ebolavirus and Marburg virus.

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Contact:

Investor Relations:
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Brett Maas, Managing Partner
Phone: (646) 536-7331
Email: brett@haydenir.com
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AIkido Pharma Inc.:
Phone: 212-745-1373
Email: info@aikidopharma.com
www.aikidopharma.com

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