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Paul McCartney Taken Ill In Japan

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Ringo says he surprised Paul on the phone in the hospital during illness

Ringo Starr says he was in constant contact with his friend Paul McCartney as he was laid up recently, battling a virus. "I spoke to him, actually, while he was in the hospital," Starr tells Access Hollywood, laughing. "Not knowing the time, I just sort of dialed. He picked up, and we said 'hi,' and he said he was doing OK."

Source: Something Else Reviews
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Video: Ringo says Paul is getting ready to rock

After being hospitalized for a viral infection last month, which forced him to postpone a string of European and North American tour dates, Paul McCartney is now on the mend and "getting ready to rock" again, according to Ringo Starr, who gave an update on Paul's health during an exclusive talk with Access Hollywood.

Source: KRTH FM, Los Angeles
Monday, June 23, 2014
Photos: Paul McCartney recovering on Ibiza getaway

He has been in recovery after being struck down with a mystery illness during his tour of the Far East in May, so it's no surprise Paul McCartney opted to get away for a day at the beach in Ibiza on Sunday. He was joined by his wife, Nancy Shevell, and a few pals as they lapped up the sunshine on the Spanish island.

Source: The Daily Mail, UK
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Paul McCartney bounces back from illness for birthday dinner

Paul McCartney has bounced back from his shock hospitalisation last month to celebrate his birthday with friends at a dinner in London. McCartney was pictured looking well and in high spirits when he headed for the dinner where he was joined by Barbara Bach, Olivia Harrison and Joe Walsh and Glenn Frey and their wives.

Source: The Express, UK
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Paul McCartney's tour postponement has ripple effect through industry

While the long-term costs of Paul McCartney's postponed Out There tour dates are likely to be minimal, show delays and cancellations can become rife with complications. Although McCartney, 71, had to postpone all of his June shows in the U.S. to new dates in October, he said in a statement this week that he's "feeling great."

Source: Rolling Stone
Monday, June 9, 2014
Paul McCartney reschedules U.S. tour dates on doctors' orders

Following doctor's orders as he recovers from a virus after falling ill in Japan last month, Paul McCartney has rescheduled some U.S. tour dates. Concerts in Lubbock, Dallas, New Orleans, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Nashville and Louisville have been rescheduled to October. All tickets for the original shows will be honored for the new dates.

More Information  Source: Reuters
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Sir Paul 'doing fine' after health drama

After his return to London last week, a monthly newsletter sent out to Paul McCartney's fans on Friday said, "Paul unfortunately had to postpone his dates in Japan and South Korea this month. We'd like to assure you that Paul is doing fine and he was extremely moved by all the messages from fans around the world."

Source: Contact Music
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Paul McCartney spotted looking frail in London

Paul McCartney assured fans he is bouncing back to health by giving a "thumbs-up" as he was pictured in London for the first time since his dramatic hospitalization in Japan. McCartney jetted back to London earlier this week after he was released from hospital in Tokyo where he was treated for a viral infection.

Source: The Express, UK
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Paul McCartney reportedly leaves Japan after being treated for virus

It looks like Paul McCartney is on the road to recovery. The organizers of his tour of Japan have issued a statement announcing that tMcCartney left the country on Monday after being treated for a virus that forced him to postpone that part of his tour. The statement said, "Paul has recovered from his illness."

Source: WFJA FM 105.5
Friday, May 23, 2014
Fans keep vigil for Macca in Tokyo as he battles serious viral infection

Anxious fans kept vigil outside a Tokyo hospital as Paul McCartney battled a serious viral infection. One fan said, "I was surprised when I first heard about the cancellation of the gigs, but now I hear that he's been hospitalized and I'm more concerned about the state of his health." Insiders say Macca is very upset over the cancellations.

Source: Liverpool Echo

Nancy Shevell
Paul McCartney's wife Nancy bedside as he battles virus

Paul McCartney's devoted wife Nancy has spent the last four nights by the Beatles legend's bedside in St Luke's International Hospital amid fears over his health, ever since he was taken there battling a serious viral infection on Tuesday. Understandably worried, a source said she was reassured by his continual progress under the care of doctors.

Source: Daily Post, UK
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Paul McCartney expected to make complete recovery

Paul McCartney is on the mend, his spokeswoman says. "He will make a complete recovery and has been ordered to take a few days rest. Paul has been extremely moved by all the messages and well wishes he has received from fans all over the world." McCartney's tour is scheduled to resume June 14 in Lubbock, Texas.

Source: USA Today
Paul McCartney disappointed he had to postpone South Korea show

Paul McCartney called off a planned concert in South Korea after missing four shows in Japan because of a virus-related illness. McCartney said, "Thank you so much for your kind messages of support. I was really hoping that I'd be feeling better today. I'm so very touched. I'm so disappointed and sorry to be letting my fans down."

Source: Los Angeles Times
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Paul McCartney cancels rest of Japanese tour due to illness

Paul McCartney has canceled the rest of his Japan tour, including a show at the famed Nippon Budokan, where the Beatles played in 1966, due to poor health. McCartney is under doctor's orders for "complete rest" in order to ward off a suspected virus. He's expected to return to the stage on May 28 in Seoul, South Korea.

Source: Rolling Stone
Monday, May 19, 2014
Virus forces Paul McCartney to cancel string of Japan concerts

Paul McCartney has apologized for disappointing thousands of fans in Japan after being forced to cancel a string of sell-out concerts due to a "virus". McCartney cancelled Saturday night's performance, and has since cancelled two more performances, but is aiming to perform at Tokyo's Nippon Budokan hall on Wednesday.

Source: The Telegraph, UK

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