Discoverers of HIV virus win share of Nobel Medicine Prize
Considering the serious challange posed by HIV, Nobel prize committe has decided to give this year's award to the scientists who discovered HIV. The Scientists will share the Nobel prize for medicine with the expert who linked human papillpoma virus (HPV) to cervical cancer. Frenchmen Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier were recognised for their groundbreaking work in uncovering the virus responsible for Aids.
France's Francoise Barre-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier shared the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for their discovery of the HIV virus, alon
g with a German scientist for his groundbreaking research into cervical cancer. Barre-Sinoussi and Montagnier discovered the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS.
The other winner, Harald zur Hausen, went against current dogma and claimed that human papilloma virus (HPV) causes cervical cancer, the second most common cancer among women, the Nobel jury said.