MANILA, Philippines – Eight Senate bets, including the President's allies, said in a televised forum on Sunday, December 2, that they want President Rodrigo Duterte to authorize medical bulletins about his health.
The following senatorial aspirants voted "yes" when asked in CNN Philippines' senatorial forum, "Should the President authorize the issuance of medical bulletins about his health?":
Critics have raised questions about Duterte's health especially after his long absences from government activities, but Duterte detests inquiries such as this. (READ: President's health: Touchy topic for Duterte, public concern for Constitution)
Malacañang said there is no need for medical bulletins about Duterte's health, even as the 1987 Constitution states that the public must be kept informed if the President has a serious illness. – Rappler.com