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

A video on the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine that was announced in Stockholm

October 05, 2020 05:44 pm | Updated 05:55 pm IST

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. Also read | Explained: 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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