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British queen’s husband, 99-year-old Prince Philip, admitted to hospital

Britain's 99-year-old Prince Philip has been admitted to a London hospital after feeling unwell.

By: AP | London |
February 17, 2021 9:08:31 pm
royal family, British royal family, lockdown in the UK, UK lockdown, Buckingham Palace, Buckingham Palace garden parties, indian express newsPhilip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, retired from public duties in 2017 and rarely appears in public.

Britain’s 99-year-old Prince Philip has been admitted to a London hospital after feeling unwell, Buckingham Palace said Wednesday.

The palace said the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was admitted to the private King Edward VII Hospital on Tuesday evening.

It said the admission is a precautionary measure on the advice of Philip’s doctor and that the senior royal is expected to remain in hospital for a few days of observation and rest.

Philip, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, retired from public duties in 2017 and rarely appears in public.

During England’s current coronavirus lockdown, he has been staying at Windsor Castle, west of London, with the queen.

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