Video • For breakthroughs against Hepatitis C
Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice
The 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine is awarded to three scientists who have made a decisive contribution to the fight against blood-borne hepatitis, a major global health problem that causes cirrhosis and liver cancer in people around the world. Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice made seminal discoveries that led to the identification of a novel virus, Hepatitis C virus.