Nobel laureates receive prizes at home amid pandemic

Stockholm (AFP) – Adjusting to a world where travel is hampered by the pandemic, this year’s Nobel laureates will receive their prizes at home this week following the cancellation of the traditional Stockholm and Oslo ceremonies. The awards in the six categories were announced in nearly typical fashion in October, albeit with fewer reporters in physical attendance. However, none of the winners will travel to Stockholm or Oslo to receive their diplomas and medals due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The ceremonies are traditionally held on December 10, the anniversary of the 1896 death of the prize’s …

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