But the presenter felt so bad, he eventually was hospitalised following his illness.
Eamonn said: “I was hospitalised,” wit Ruth adding: “For a week. I did feel quite bad about that, sorry. I’ll say sorry again.”
Scarlet fever is a contagious infection that mainly affects young children, according to the NHS.
The first signs of scarlet fever can be flu-like symptoms, including a high temperature of 38C or above, a sore throat and swollen neck glands (a large lump on the side of your neck).