Finding novel treatments for resistant tick-borne infections 3 scientists share Nobel Prize for medicine for work on parasitic diseases


The Nobel Prize for medicine has been jointly awarded this year to William Campbell and Satoshi Omura and Youyou Tu for their work on parasitic diseases.
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Finding novel treatments for resistant tick-borne infections
3 scientists share Nobel Prize for medicine for work on parasitic diseases
"Artemisinin represents a new class of antimalarial agents that rapidly kill the Malaria parasites at an early stage of their development, which explains its unprecedented potency in the treatment of severe Malaria," the assembly said.