MONDAY, May 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he knew that doctors were discussing the possibility that he might die while he was hospitalized with COVID-19.
Johnson spent three nights in intensive care and told The Sun newspaper that he was aware that doctors were discussing his fate, the Associated Press reported.
“It was a tough old moment, I won’t deny it,” Johson, 55, said. “They had a strategy to deal with a ‘death of Stalin’-type scenario.”
His health deteriorated quickly and he was given “liters and liters of oxygen” but the “indicators kept going in the wrong direction.”
“But the bad moment came when it was 50-50 whether they were going to have to put a tube down my windpipe,” Johnson told the newspaper, the AP reported. “That was when it got a bit … they were starting to think about how to handle it presentationally.”
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