Written by Angella Semu
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has named his new born son after the two doctors who saved his life while he suffered from coronavirus last month.
Making the announcement, the fiance to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Carrie Symonds, 32, on Saturday, 2nd May 2020 revealed on Instagram that the newborn baby was named Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson after the two doctors who treated Boris Johnson, Dr Nick Price and Dr Nick Hart.
Carrie Symonds was quoted by CNN saying: ” Wilfred after Boris’ grandfather, Lawrie after my grandfather, Nicholas after Dr Nick Price and Dr Nick Hart – the two doctors that saved Boris’ life last month,”
The couple welcomed their newborn baby on
Wednesday after they announced in February that they were expecting a baby in early summer.
According to The Guardian, Dr Nicholas Price is a consultant in infectious diseases and general medicine and Prof Nicholas Hart is the director of the Lane Fox Respiratory Service at the Guys and St Thomas’ Trust, and a professor of respiratory and critical care medicine at King’s College London who specialized in rehabilitation and home mechanical ventilation with chronic respiratory failure.
Meanwhile, the prime minister is expected to take a short period of paternity leave and reports revealed that the family is planning to live in their Downing Street flat.