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Should we know about a PM's health?

The Prime Minister is due to undergo monthly check-ups on his good eye after tears were discovered on the retina.

But how much exactly are the public entitled to know about the physical health - as opposed to the economic health - of our politicians?

Adam Fleming reports on how some political leaders have been more honest about their health than others.

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