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2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine – A German and 2 French Researchers Awarded

2008 Nobel Prize in medicine has been announced for 3 European scientists, who discovered viruses that cause cervical cancer and AIDS.

  • French Researchers – Francoise Barre-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier for their discovery of HIV ( Human Immunodeficiency virus )
  • Germany Researcher – Harald zur Hausen for finding human papilloma viruses that cause cervical cancer .