Clap For NHS: UK Erupts In Applause In Moving Tribute To Carers

Graeme Demianyk

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The UK has erupted in applause in a national salute to honour the hardworking NHS staff who are trying to battle coronavirus.

People took to their balconies and doorsteps to clap and cheer, while vehicles sounded their horns at 8pm on Thursday evening as a gesture of thanks to frontline healthcare heroes.

The Clap For Carers campaign, which started online, was staged because “during these unprecedented times they need to know we are grateful”, according to the organisers.

People in Woodford Green, London, join in a national applause for the NHS from their doorsteps, windows and balconies to show their appreciation for all NHS workers who are helping to fight the coronavirus.

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