Pensioners warned over holidays to countries with 'weak' health systems

Pensioners are warned against going on holiday to countries with 'very weak' health systems amid coronavirus crisis Health experts urge elderly to consider health provision in holiday destinations Warned over travel to places with 'weak' health services and coronavirus issues They insisted that most holidays should still be safe for healthy individuals 

By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline

Published: 12:12 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 12:16 GMT, 3 March 2020

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The chief medical officer for England, Professor Chris Whitty (pictured), urged vulnerable individuals to consider the 'practicalities' of where they are travelling

Pensioners were today warned they should think twice about going on holiday to coronavirus-hit countries with 'very weak' health services.

The chief medical officer for England, Professor Chris Whitty, urged vulnerable individuals to consider the 'practicalities' of where they are travelling. 

The advice came as Prof Whitty took questions at a press conference alongside Boris Johnson and UK chief scientific officer Sir Patrick Vallance.

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