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23rd Apr 2015

Is Nigel Farage Fever a real disease? This man says it is…

We've found the new Man Flu...

Ben Kenyon

We’ve heard of tennis elbow and athlete’s foot.

But Farage Fever?

And we don’t mean in the Clegg Mania kind of way.

Richard Howarth claims he is allergic to Ukip leader Nigel Farage.

The 35-year-old says the sight of Mr Farage makes him physically sick.

“It’s almost like an allergy, he told i100. “The symptoms are similar. When I see him on telly, I sweat a lot and become anxious.

“At the start, I did listen to his points but in the end I couldn’t. It was not good for my health. Seeing him made me weak – I had to lie down. I can’t watch him any more. I don’t want to feel ill and anxious.”

His wife Catherine added: “He gets anxious and irritable and his hands shake.”

Obviously, if you’re suffering from Farage Fever then the General Election build-up is going to be a pretty tough time.

Come to think of it, we feel a bit nauseous now. Oh gosh, someone call a doctor…

(H/T i100)