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Officials: Duterte told Cabinet he doesn't have cancer

AP  |  Manila 

Philippine officials say has told his Cabinet that medical tests show he doesn't have cancer, but he won't be releasing a public report on his health.

Interior official told reporters Tuesday that Duterte announced his medical test results in a meeting, eliciting applause from Cabinet officials. Two other Cabinet officials made a similar statement.

Duterte said for the first time last week that he may have and said he was unsure of his health as he awaited the result of medical tests.

said Duterte won't publicly issue a report on his health, saying "he will treat his medical condition as confidential.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 15:20 IST