Paul McCartney recovering after virus halts tour

Paul McCartney performs onstage during "The Night That Changed America: A GRAMMY Salute To The Beatles" at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Jan. 27, 2014, in Los Angeles. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Paul McCartney is on the mend after being treated for a virus that led him to cancel his tour in Japan.

Since contracting a virus last week that led to the postponement of tour dates, McCartney received successful medical treatment at a hospital in Tokyo," publicist Perri Cohen said in a statement Thursday. "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, who turns 72 next month, canceled his entire "Out There Japan Tour 2014" this week because of his illness.

He also canceled a performance at a Seoul stadium that was scheduled for May 28. It would have been his first concert in South Korea.

The tour is scheduled to resume next month in the United States. McCartney will play a handful of shows starting June 14 in Lubbock, Texas.

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