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Future of Covid memorial wall still uncertain one year after the first heart

What began with a team of volunteers in London has become a symbol of the pandemic – but remains at risk of erasure

A year ago today, Fran Hall drew a small red heart on the wall of the Albert Embankment alongside St Thomas’ hospital and opposite the the Houses of Parliament.

Within the heart, she wrote the name Steve Mead, the husband she lost to coronavirus in October 2020 just three weeks after they married.

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