May 22 - Japanese fans concerned for Paul McCartney's health after reports he is in hospital with a viral infection following cancellation of shows in Japan and South Korea. Paul Chapman reports.
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When British pop legend Paul McCartney arrived in Japan on May 15th he looked a picture of health.
Now reports have emerged that he may be in hospital after a viral infection that's forced him to cancel his Japan and South Korea tours.
The Sankei Sports newspaper said McCartney was admitted to this hospital in Tokyo when the infection worsened, although there's no confirmation he is in hospital.
Fans waiting outside the hospital say they're worried about him.
(SOUNDBITE)(Japanese) KENICHI YAMAMOTO, FAN, SAYING:
"I was surprised at the beginning when I first heard about the cancellations of concerts but now I hear that he's hospitalised and I'm worried more about the state of Paul's illness rather than the concerts."
Organisers said on Tuesday that doctors had told McCartney, who's 71, to take complete rest.
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