Nobel Price for Medicine or Physiology

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    3 doctors win Nobel prize for Hepatitis C virus discovery

    Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice, and British scientist Michael Houghton were awarded the Nobel Price for Medicine or Physiology on Monday for the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus. The head of the Nobel Committee, Thomas Perlmann, announced the winners in Stockholm. The World Health Organization estimates there are over 70 million cases of hepatitis worldwide and…

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