This Day in Jewish History Birth of Researcher Who Discovered Hepatitis B Vaccine

Baruch Blumberg discovered how infection spreads, was awarded Nobel Prize in 1976 for his labors.

July 28, 1925, is the birthdate of Baruch Blumberg, the medical researcher who shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1976, for having discovered how infectious hepatitis B spreads, and who developed a vaccine against the disease.