This is why you can’t trust scientists who want schools to reopen


South Africa has some of the best medical scientists on the planet. Most of them born in the country, attending schools and sometimes universities at home, some of these great minds have gone on to win the Nobel prize from laboratories in other parts of the world (Sydney Brenner, Aaron Klug, Michael Levitt, Max Theiler, Allan M Cormack) not to mention, of course, those giants of literature who won the ultimate prize (Nadine Gordimer, JM Coetzee). ..

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