The newspaper said Abbas was last treated in the hospital's "VIP wing" several days ago. The staff treating the Palestinian leader was asked by the hospital's management to ensure full secrecy in regards to his medical condition, the report said, adding that his medical files were being kept in a special cabinet in order to ensure that no one would be able to review it apart from those authorized to do so.
Allow me to ramp up the speculationometer by saying that I'm convinced Abu Mazen is afflicted by the onset of the advanced stages of AIDS. That's what killed Yassir Arafat, after all. (Allegedly.)