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Schuster under watch of special med team

A SPECIAL team of eight doctors has been formed to monitor the health of Slovak President Rudolf Schuster, who believes the Slovak medical establishment let him down during his near-death from a ruptured colon in 2000.

Schuster agreed to listen to the doctors' advice and to undergo regular tests. The doctors, most of whom are well-known specialists, will provide their services free.

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Roundup: Bratislava’s Old Market Hall hosts Christmas markets

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