Nubia Muñoz: defining the role of HPV in cervical cancer. Interview by Stephen Pincock.

@article{Muoz2009NubiaMD,
  title={Nubia Mu{\~n}oz: defining the role of HPV in cervical cancer. Interview by Stephen Pincock.},
  author={Nubia Mu{\~n}oz},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={2009},
  volume={374 9701},
  pages={
          1587
        }
}
Nubia Muñoz learned at a young age the devastating impact that infectious diseases can have on families. She was 6 years old when her father, a farm worker in the city of Cali, Colombia, died of diphtheria, leaving her mother to care for fi ve children—four boys and Nubia, the youngest. Looking back, Muñoz realises her father’s death was particularly terrible because it was potentially preventable. “At that time, penicillin was just arriving in Colombia”, she says. “So he was not well treated… CONTINUE READING