/ October 6, 2008

Nobel Peace Prizes in Medicine Announced

Francoise Barre-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier of France will be honored for discovering the human immunodeficiency virus. Harald zur Hausen of Germany will also be honored for discovering the human papilloma virus which leads to cervical cancer. The winners will split a $1.4 million prize and will be honored in Switzerland in December 10.

Source: CNN

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