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Queen Elizabeth Hospitalised Over Stomach Bug, Say Sources

by Sheela Philomena on March 4, 2013 at 4:32 PM
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Queen Elizabeth was taken to a hospital after she suffered symptoms of gastroenteritis, say sources.

The 86-year-old royal is being assessed by doctors at the King Edward VII Hospital in central London, Sky News reported.


According to her spokesman, the monarch is in "good spirits" and is otherwise in "good health."

She was taken to the hospital at about 3pm and is expected to stay at the medical facility for a couple of days.

The spokesman said that it was just a precautionary measure and she was not taken into hospital immediately after feeling the symptoms

He said that this was simply done to enable doctors to better assess her.

Buckingham Palace said that all official engagements planned for this week will be postponed or cancelled.

Her sickness had first been announced on Friday.

Source: ANI


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