SA's Nobel prizewinning scientist Prof Michael Levitt: Lockdowns are "a huge mistake"

Prof Michael Levitt, a product of Pretoria Boy’s High whose family left for England when he was 15, is a recipient of science’s greatest honour – the Nobel Prize. As you’ll hear in the highlights of this interview with Freddie Sayers of, the 72- year old professor of computer science and structural biology at California’s top university, Stanford, still possesses his South African accent. The globally respected scientist who has been tracking the Covid-19 data since January, has a critical message for the land of his birth – the lockdown is a huge mistake and countries which have applied them will be harshly judged by future generations… - Alec Hogg