• Kyodo


Thailand’s ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, has been treated for lung inflammation and blood infection, the Royal Household Bureau said in a statement Sunday.

An X-ray scan and lab tests conducted on the 87-year-old king found infection in his blood and inflammation in the lower left lung, the statement said, attributing the illness to “aspirated pneumonitis.”

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