Jo Whiley says sister is out of hospital after severe Covid infection

By Lucy Campbell13 days ago

Radio 2 DJ, who was offered vaccine before Frances, renews call for prioritising jab for those with learning disabilities

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Jo Whiley has shared that her sister Frances, who has learning disabilities and diabetes, is out of hospital after being admitted with Covid-19 following an outbreak in her care home.

Last week, the BBC Radio 2 DJ, 55, spoke of the “nightmare” of being offered the vaccine before her 53-year-old sister, who has the rare Cri du Chat genetic syndrome. Frances later tested positive for coronavirus following an outbreak in her Northampton care home and was admitted to hospital.

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