Eamonn Holmes, 61, left 'panicking' after doctor said he could go blind due to shingles

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Eamonn Holmes, 61, left 'panicking' after doctor said he could go blind due to shingles

The star described how he was "blissfully ignorant" of the disease beforehand, which is why he felt it was important to raise awareness in spite of

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The star described how he was “blissfully ignorant” of the disease beforehand, which is why he felt it was important to raise awareness in spite of its high recovery rate. 

Alongside raising awareness of shingles, Eamonn is also an advocate for numerous charities, including Dogs Trust, children’s charity Variety and the Northern Ireland Kidney Patients’ Association.

The journalist co-presented GMTV for 12 years between 1993 and 2005, and then went on to present Sky News Sunrise for 11 years between 2005 and 2016.

Eamonn is most recently known for co-hosting This Morning with his wife Ruth Langsford, which he has been doing part-time since 2006.



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