The COVID Diaries – 78 14th June
Donald Trump appeared to experience difficulty drinking a glass of water during a ceremony at West Point military academy. He also blamed a “long, steep, very slippery” ramp for his problems when he was seen walking awkwardly down a slight slope accompanied by Superintendent of the United States Military Academy.
Meanwhile, pressure is growing on the UK government to explain a decision to drop the chief nurse from a COVID-19 press conference after she refused to publicly back Dominic Cummings’s behaviour when he broke the lockdown.
Ministers have been accused of trying to gag experts after Ruth May was dropped when she declined to toe the government line in practice questions.