Thomas Perlmann, the Secretary of the Nobel Committee, speaks as the winners are announced of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Photo: AFP

Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to 3 scientists for research on how cells sense oxygen availability

  • Two Americans and a British researcher are the first winners in this year’s Nobel Prizes
  • Their discoveries may help fight anaemia and cancer, the Nobel Assembly says
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Thomas Perlmann, the Secretary of the Nobel Committee, speaks as the winners are announced of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Photo: AFP
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