Winners of Nobel Prize in medicine announced

Winners of Nobel Prize in medicine announced
# 06 October 2008 14:22 (UTC +04:00)
Baku. Lachin Sultanova – APA. Nobel Committee at Karolinska Institute has announced medicine winners of 2008. APA reports that German and French scientists won the awards. Harald zur Hausen of Germany was cited for finding human papilloma viruses that cause cervical cancer, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier of France were cited for their discovery of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, which causes AIDS.

The German scientist received half of the prize, worth $1.4 million, while the two French researchers shared the other half.
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