The Medscape Awards in Infectious Diseases: Most Important Virus


John G. Bartlett, MD


October 05, 2012

Editor's Note:
This is the second installment of the Medscape Awards in Infectious Diseases, a series that honors the greatest achievements in the field of infectious diseases during 1980-2012. In this article, John G. Bartlett, MD, Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, offers his choice for the most important virus discovered since 1980.

Category: Virus

Candidates for the Most Important Discovery of a New Virus: 1980-2012