Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says he’s confident Boris Johnson will recover after being admitted to the ICU. “All of our thoughts and prayers are with the prime minister at this time, with Carrie, and with his whole family. And I’m confident he’ll pull through because if there’s one thing I know about this prime minister, he’s a fighter.” (We all hopes he recovers. But I hate the refrain that someone will live because they’re a fighter. It implies that the people who are dying didn’t fight hard enough.)

+ New York suffered the most deaths in a day, but there are signs of a plateau, China reported its first day without a corona death, and, surprise, a top White House official warned in January that a pandemic could imperil millions of Americans. Here’s the latest from the NYT.

+ This and all stats from the Chinese government should be taken with a grain (or maybe a full pillar) of salt. From Vice: The Chinese Government Has Convinced Its Citizens That the U.S. Army Brought Coronavirus to Wuhan.