Philippine President Duterte says he has chronic neuromuscular disorder

Philippine President Duterte says he has chronic neuromuscular disorder

Philippine President Duterte has said he has a chronic neuromuscular disorder called myasthenia gravis. Duterte, 74, made the comment about his condition while speaking on Saturday to the Filipino community in Russia. ’It is a nerve malfunction’, Duterte said, explaining why one of his eyes appeared smaller than the other.

Timothy
Timothy
Seed
Seed 4 months

Fun fact: Myasthenia gravis is associated with resistance to rabies. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/272846427_Genetic_Diseases_Conferring_Resistance_to_Infectious_Diseases

Just An Opinion
Just An Opinion 4 months

So what? If he can do his job, wants to keep doing his job, and has the blessing of the people to do his job, then what does it matter if he has an illness/disability?

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