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Matt Hancock: what do the leaked WhatsApp messages reveal?

Texts sent at height of pandemic suggest former health secretary rejected advice on testing in care homes

Matt Hancock is facing a series of claims based on a leaked cache of more than 100,000 WhatsApp messages that provide an insight into the way the UK government operated at the height of the pandemic.

They include the suggestion that, while health secretary, he rejected advice from England’s chief medical officer, Prof Sir Chris Whitty, to test everyone going into care homes in England for Covid-19.

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