Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton, Charles M. Rice. Credit- Ill. Niklas Elmehed, © Nobel Media

Discovery of Hepatitis C Snags Nobel Prize in Medicine

by Tanya Lewis Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice share the award for identifying the virus behind the blood-borne liver disease This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus, which causes severe liver disease and chronically infects […]

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