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BBC DJ Jo Whiley gives update on sister's Covid battle after 'cruelest twist in the world'

Jo Whiley made an impassioned plea to the Government as she shared an update on her sister's fight with coronavirus. The BBC Radio 2 host opened up on "the cruellest twist in the world" after what she described as "the worst week of our lives." Her sister Frances is in hospital with Covid-19 and is "fighting for her life".

An emotional Jo told The Andrew Marr Show that she was offered a vaccination before Frances, who has a learning disability and diabetes.

The 55-year-old, from Northampton, said: "It's been the worst week of our lives without a shadow of a doubt. "24 hours ago we were talking palliative care and yesterday she rallied round and we saw her oxygen levels rise. "So at the moment we've got hope...

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