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Oct 2020

Section: Medical Negligence

Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to Hepatitis C discovery

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology has been won by three scientists who have discovered the Hepatitis C virus, British scientist Michael Houghton and US researchers Charles Rice and Harvey Alter. Hepatitis C is a common cause of liver cancer and a major reason for liver transplants. In the 1960s there was significant…

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