‘I owe them my life’: UK’s Johnson hints gravity of his condition was downplayed

Article Link: https://www.timesofisrael.com/i-owe-them-my-life-uks-johnson-hints-seriousness-of-condition-was-downplayed/

Discussion posted by: Arye ben-Shaoul

As friends reveal he came close to death from COVID-19, British prime minister thanks medical team; officials say he is ‘making very good progress’ Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday evening released a brief statement that appeared to underline that his medical situation was far worse than ministers and Downing Street aides had conveyed. “I can’t thank them enough, I owe them my life,” Johnson said in a statement thanking staff at Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) after his second full day out of intensive care at London’s St Thomas’ Hospital.