SAVED MILLIONS OF LIVES - NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS OF 2020 IN MEDICINE

SAVED MILLIONS OF LIVES The winners,of 2020 nobel prize in medicine Two Americans and a British scientist were awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for their contribution in identifying the Hepatitis C virus, which causes cirrhosis and liver cancer. Announcing the prize in Stockholm, the Nobel Committee said that that the work of Harvey Alter, Charles Rice, and Michael Houghton has helped explain a major source of blood-borne hepatitis that couldn’t be explained by the hepatitis A and B viruses. About these Nobel laureates, 1.HARVEY JAMES ALTER - Born in 1935 - 85 years,old - who is still active is an American medical researcher who has gained worldwide recognition for his work related to discovery of the hepatitis C virus .Alter has over 350 publications in peer -,reviewed international journals 2.CHARLES RICE - Born in 1952 in Sacramento, California worked on hepatitis C at Washington University in St Louis. The 68 years old currently works at Rockefeller University in New York. 3.MICHAEL HOUGHTON- Born in 1950 - British Scientist , did his,studies in Chiron Corporation in California before moving to University at Alberta in Canada,.He also has co -,authored a series,of studies published in 1989 - 90 that identified hepatitis C antibodies in the blood THANKS

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