NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Levi & Korsinsky announces it has commenced an investigation of OPKO Health, Inc (“Opko” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: OPK) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws.

On September 7, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filed a lawsuit against Opko and its CEO and Chairman Phillip Frost, alleging that Opko and Frost engaged in pump-and-dump schemes. On this news, Opko’s share price fell $1.01 per share, or more than 18%, before trading was halted on September 7, 2018, thereby injuring investors. To obtain additional information, go to:

https://www.zlk.com/pslra-1/opko-health-inc-loss-form

or contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@levikorsinsky.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972.

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CONTACT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLPJoseph E. Levi, Esq.55 Broadway, 10th FloorNew York, NY 10006 Tel: (212) 363-7500Toll Free: (877) 363-5972Fax: (212) 363-7171 www.zlk.com