Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Duke of Edinburgh, was hospitalized and the British crown holds its breath

Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Duke of Edinburgh, was hospitalized and the British crown holds its breath

Felipe was taken to the King Edward VII Hospital in London after “feeling unwell”, as reported by Buckingham Palace

A statement issued by the Royal Palace of Buckingham shocked the whole of England by announcing that the health of Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Philip of Edinburgh, was in danger.

The 99-year-old duke was apparently hospitalized "in a preventive way", as reported by the institution this Wednesday, February 17.

Prince Philip was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London on Tuesday afternoon, although the monarchy assured that it was only a precautionary measure carried out by order of his doctor after "feeling unwell", although they didn't grant more details about it and the causes of his hospitalization are unknown.

"The Duke is expected to stay in the hospital for a few days for observation and rest"

British newspapers The Sun and The Daily Mail reported that the queen's husband was transported in a car, without the need to travel by ambulance, and that he even walked into the health center.

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Prince Philip has been retired from public activity since 2017, while the Queen has been in Windsor since last March. The two have already received the coronavirus vaccine and the british press reports that the condition that has altered the health of the member of the royal family would not be the virus that keeps the world on edge, COVID-19.

The royal couple married on November 20, 1947, at Westminster Abbey. The Duke of Edinburgh, Philip, retired from his duties as the queen's husband after having participated in more than 22,000 related events since 1952, when his wife acceded to the throne after her father's death.

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