Nobel Prizes 2020

Watch | All about the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

The 2020 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine was announced on October 5. It was awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice “for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus.” HCV is a blood-borne virus and causes Hepatitis C. The disease is chronic and a major cause of liver inflammation and cancer.

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