Chloe panics when Reuben starts running a temperature and Dr Liam, concerned about his symptoms, suggests they take him straight to hospital. Chloe’s world falls away when she’s told it’s likely that Reuben has bacterial meningitis. Elsewhere,when the news about the meningitis diagnosis filters through, Mackenzie’s left reeling.

Both rocked by the news about Reuben: Paddy and Chas share a moment.

Emmerdale airs at 7:30pm on ITV1