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Japan PM has hospital check-up amid concerns over possible fatigue

By Yoshifumi Takemoto and Kiyoshi Takenaka

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe underwent a medical check-up in hospital on Monday, a government source said, amid concern voiced by a top official that the premier could be suffering fatigue from handling the coronavirus pandemic.

Abe, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, returned home after about seven-and-a-half hours in hospital, Kyodo news agency said.

The agency quoted a source at Abe’s office

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