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Trump in excellent health: White House doctor

ANI  |  Washington D.C. [USA] 

The doctor on Friday declared that the was in 'excellent health', after underwent his first medical check-up as the US

The news on Trump's health has put speculations to rest when he came under intense scrutiny on his mental fitness.

Interestingly, this comes after he reportedly referred to the immigrants from Haiti, and countries as "s---holes", in an immigration meeting at the earlier.

A group of 54 countries have demanded to apologise and retract his comments on the immigrants.

reported that the US spent three hours on his check-up with the doctor and military doctors at the in Bethesda, Jackson described the check-up went 'exceptionally well'.

"The president is in excellent health and I look forward to briefing some of the details on Tuesday," said Jackson.

The White House will determine what information will be released, to the public regarding the check-up, since Trump is not compelled to release any information soon.

Former US presidents have undergone at least one medical check-up which is considered compulsory.

The White House had made it clear that Trump's examination would not include a psychiatric test. The general check-up results of former US presidents have included basic information such as weight, blood pressure, heartbeat and cholesterol levels.

Barbara Perry, the at the said, "There is a long history of the White House picking and choosing what to reveal about the commander in chief's health. For example, disclosed but not the fact he suffered from Addison's disease, a degenerative condition."

Before Trump assumed the presidency, he had released a report from his personal doctor in New York, saying that he would be "the healthiest individual ever elected to be the president.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 15:30 IST
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