Not that Germans care, but Merkel is ‘fine’ after a third shakes ...

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Not that Germans care, but Merkel is ‘fine’ after a third shakes scare

She claims the episodes are psychosomatic, but, then again, German leaders are notoriously cagey about their health

Jörg Luyken

Angela Merkel has blamed a psychosomatic trigger for her third shaking bout in as many weeks, as she insisted she is fit to work.

The German chancellor said she was still processing what had happened during the first such incident at a reception for the Ukrainian president in June.

“I’m doing very well. No one needs to worry,” Merkel assured the media after she was once again filmed trying to stop her limbs from trembling. “I am completely convinced that I am still working at a high level.”..

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