BELLUS Health Inc. Announces Officer



    LAVAL, QC, June 5 /CNW Telbec/ - BELLUS Health Inc. (TSX:BLU) announces
that, following its Annual General Meeting held yesterday, the Board of
Directors has approved the appointment of Mr. Roberto Bellini to the position
of Vice President, Business Development.

    About BELLUS Health

    BELLUS Health is a global health company focused on the development and
commercialization of products to provide innovative health solutions to
address critical unmet needs.

    To Contact BELLUS Health

    For additional information on BELLUS Health and its drug development
programs, please call the Canada and United States toll-free number
1-877-680-4500 or visit the Web Site at www.bellushealth.com.

    Certain statements contained in this news release, other than statements
of fact that are independently verifiable at the date hereof, may constitute
forward-looking statements. Such statements, based as they are on the current
expectations of management, inherently involve numerous risks and
uncertainties, known and unknown, many of which are beyond BELLUS Health
Inc.'s control. Such risks include but are not limited to: the impact of
general economic conditions, general conditions in the pharmaceutical and/or
nutraceutical industry, changes in the regulatory environment in the
jurisdictions in which the BELLUS Health Group does business, stock market
volatility, fluctuations in costs, and changes to the competitive environment
due to consolidation, that actual results may vary once the final and
quality-controlled verification of data and analyses has been completed, as
well as other risks disclosed in public filings of BELLUS Health Inc.
Consequently, actual future results may differ materially from the anticipated
results expressed in the forward-looking statements. The reader should not
place undue reliance, if any, on any forward-looking statements included in
this news release. These statements speak only as of the date made and BELLUS
Health Inc. is under no obligation and disavows any intention to update or
revise such statements as a result of any event, circumstances or otherwise,
unless required by applicable legislation or regulation. Please see the Annual
Information Form of BELLUS Health Inc. for further risk factors that might
affect the BELLUS Health Group and its business.




For further information:

For further information: Michelle Stein, Specialist, Corporate
Communications, (450) 680-4573, mstein@bellushealth.com


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