Excluding Portugal from air bridges was ‘not based on science’, says Portuguese MP

A Portuguese MP and Medical Doctor has told The Telegraph the decision to exclude Portugal from British ‘air bridges’ was not based on science and will leave diplomatic scars.

Ricardo Baptista Leite, who is also the national Health spokesperson for the Social Democratic Party, said in an interview that the decision was ‘ridiculous’ and the UK should look to other factors other than the number of new infections.

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