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PM’s WhatsApp about COVID killing over-80s leaked
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PM’s WhatsApp about COVID killing over-80s leaked

Boris Johnson joked that the elderly could get Covid and live longer in private WhatsApp messages with his team about the average age of people dying from the virus The Prime Minister appeared to make the quip in a series of private WhatsApp messages to aides which appear on October 15 just a fortnight before the second lockdown at the end of October. According to messages disclosed to the BBC by his former chief aide Dominic Cummings, Mr Johnson said: "I must say I have been slightly rocked by some of the data on covid fatalities. The median age is 82 – 81 for men 85 for women. That is above life expectancy. So get COVID and live longer. Hardly anyone under 60 goes into hospital (4 per cent ) and of those virtually all survive. And I no longer buy all this nhs overwhelmed stuff. Folk...