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Trio awarded Nobel Prize for Medicine for hepatitis C discovery

October 19, 2020

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology for Medicine has been awarded to research scientists Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for first identifying and then enabling novel testing methods concerning the hepatitis C virus. Their pioneering work on the unexplained form of blood-borne hepatitis raises hopes of completely eradicating the virus. However, […]

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