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UK Health Secretary apologises for urging people to not ‘cower’ from the virus

UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid has apologised for suggesting that the British people should not “cower” from Covid-19.

Javid has since deleted the tweet, and he said it “was a poor choice of word and I sincerely apologise”.

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Originally, he tweeted that he had made a full recovery from Covid-19 and that his symptoms were very mild with thanks to the vaccine.

“Please, if you haven’t yet, get your jab, as we learn to live with, rather than cower from, this virus,” he added.

Javid was ultimately forced to delete the tweet following backlash from opposition MP’s, as well as families who have lost a loved one to the virus.

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Sajid Javid replaced Matt Hancock as Health Secretary last month when Hancock was forced to step down after a scandal emerged.

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