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Use of fentanyl and other pain killers from Duterte´s own mouth

According to Filipino doctors, his frequent and prolonged use of such pain killers can damage the kidney and necessitate dialysis which Duterte is known to undergo. Fentanyl can damage not only the kidney but also the brain. Thus, the rambling statements and rants are delusional and often involve self-contradictions, outright lies and extreme exaggerations. […]

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On the physical, mental and moral condition of Duterte

With regard to the report that Duterte was comatose in the afternoon or evening of Sunday, August 19, I never claimed it to be certainly true but I cautioned the readers of my Facebook Timeline that the report is subject to verification or negation by the public appearance of Duterte and by credible medical bulletin. […]

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Further comment on the medical condition of Duterte

As correctly pointed out by Rep. Alejano, it is the right of the Filipino people to know the physical and mental health of Duterte. They would not want to be ruled by a madman or by some caretaker committee of pretenders in violation of the rule of succession in he 1987 Constitution. […]

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Comment on Reports Pertaining to Duterte Being Sick

One more report circulating is that Sara Inday and key cabinet men have formed a caretaker committee to run the government while Duterte is indisposed. This report needs to be verified or negated by Duterte´s public appearance. We do not know the original source of the reports. The Duterte ruling clique itself might be the source to deflect attention from the raging issues against Duterte. […]