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Japanese Emperor Emeritus diagnosed with heart failure but recovering – media

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Emperor Emeritus Akihito, father of the current Emperor, has received a diagnosis of heart failure, media said on Tuesday, but is taking medication and the condition is improving.

No further details were immediately available.

Heart failure is a condition in which the heart muscle does not pump blood as well as it should.

(Reporting by Elaine Lies; Editing by Christopher Cushing)

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