Shinzo Abe’s health under question following hospital visits

Aug. 20 (UPI) — Japanese ruling party politicians are dismissing speculation that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is ill following unexplained hospital visits.

Opposition lawmakers, meanwhile, are demanding transparency after a local press report suggested Abe showed symptoms of haematemesis and was seen in July vomiting blood in his official residence.

Fumio Kishida, chairman of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s Policy Research Council, and Economics Minister Hiroshi Kajiyama met with Abe

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