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Boris Johnson’s decision-making over Covid was ‘bipolar’, Sir Patrick Vallance warned

By Ella Pickover, Andy Gregory


Long Covid groups claim the former prime minister initially ‘denied the truth of the suffering’

The former prime minister Boris Johnson was “dismissive of disaster” and labelled long Covid as “b*****ks”, an inquiry heard on Tuesday.

Mr Johnson was also accused of failing to lead the country in the early days of the crisis, the UK Covid Inquiry was told.

Diary entries by Sir Patrick Vallance were also read out on Tuesday, in which the government’s former chief scientific adviser criticised Mr Johnson’s “impossible flip-flopping” and “bipolar decision-making” – writing of “chaos as usual” in Downing Street after a meeting on social-distancing.


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