In the U.K., there is no official guidance from Parliament and little precedent to fall back on.
Boris Johnson – who was admitted to intensive care on April 6 with worsening symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus – is not the first British prime minister to experience a life-threatening bout of ill health.
Winston Churchill suffered a mild heart attack in 1941 and a much more serious stroke in 1953. In both cases, he successfully kept his...
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