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Tearful woman furious at LBC caller refusing to wear a mask
10 December 2020, 19:01 | Updated: 10 December 2020, 19:02
This is the moment a caller with a rare medical condition broke down in tears after hearing a man who tell LBC he point blank refuses to wear a mask during the Covid crisis.
Sue branded a previous caller, Christian, "selfish" after he admitted to never having worn a mask durting the pandemic as he "doesn't think there's any evidence" he should.
She told LBC's Shelagh Fogarty: "I have to wear two masks. I hate them. I absolutely hate them. They make me really hot.
"But I have to wear two masks, not because of coronavirus. I have to wear two masks because I've got a condition called multiple chemical sensitivity and it's a very under-recognised condition.
"The majority of the time I'm housebound because I have a type of an allergy to fabric conditioner.
I can smell someone's fabric conditioner from 5ft away and I have to keep away from people as much as I possibly can because otherwise it can make me very ill.
"Multiple chemical sensitivity means you have a reaction to things like petrol fumes, washing up liquid, fabric conditioner, washing powders [and] perfumes.
"I have to self-distance whether we're in Covid or not...and when I go out I feel like I'm in a war zone."
She added: "If I was to catch coronavirus I wouldn't survive in hospital because of all the extra cleaning that's going on in hospitals at the moment. It would just make me so ill."