Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Announces Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine
09:33 GMT 04.10.2021 (Updated: 10:07 GMT 04.10.2021)
The award comes with a gold medal and over $1.14 million from a bequest left by the Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel.
Sputnik is live from Stockholm, Sweden, as the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is set to announce this year's Nobel Prize winner for scientific achievements in physiology or medicine.
In 2020, three scientists were awarded the prize for the discovery of the liver-ravaging virus Hepatitis C. Their research was considered a breakthrough that led to cures for the deadly disease.
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