Dr. Riko Muranaka was honoured with the 2017 John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science in recognition of her work to combat HPV vaccine denialism in Japan. Read her acceptance speech here to learn what happened in Japan to her. The news about the libel lawsuit against her was covered in Financial Times.
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