Nobel Prize Medicine winners 2023
October 2, 2023 - Katalin Karikó (HUN/USA) and Drew Weissman (USA) have been awarded the Nobel Prize for their discoveries that enabled the development of mRNA vaccines against Covid-19.
Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman will share the prize.
The technology was experimental before the pandemic, but has now been given to millions of people around the world.
The prize, among the most prestigious in the scientific world, is selected by the Nobel Assembly of Sweden's Karolinska Institute medical university and also comes with 11 million Swedish crowns (about $1 million).