The Nobel Committee has awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus, one of the most common causes of liver cancer.
Congratulations to Alter, Houghton, and Rice for discovery of Hepatitis C virus, as documented in papers in to follow in this thread 1/
A great thing to hear about the new Nobelists: "They have had a profound impact on how this research field has developed, not only through their discoveries, but also in supporting other young scientists who have joined the field.” by