Duke of Edinburgh hospitalized with bladder infection

The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip has been taken to hospital with a bladder infection, news from Buckingham Palace said on Monday.

Reports from the Palace indicate that the 90-year old Prince had been taken to the King Edward VII Hospital in London from Windsor Castle as a “precautionary measure”.

He will remain in hospital for a few days and will miss the rest of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

The Queen is still expected to join 12,000 others at the Jubilee concert which is under way at the palace.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip standing on the Royal Barge as part of the flotilla on the River Thames on Sunday

The prince showed no signs of ill-health on Sunday when he accompanied the Queen on Sunday on the royal barge – the Spirit of Chartwell, which formed part of the Jubilee river pageant.

He and the Queen stood for most of the flotilla journey to Tower Bridge,  accompanied by 1,000 boats.

The journey lasted 80-minutes.

Last December Prince Phillip, was treatment for a blocked coronary artery. He turns 91 on Sunday.©

2 responses to “Duke of Edinburgh hospitalized with bladder infection

  1. Sheldon Stclair

    Bladder infection can always be managed by taking antibiotics. It is also very helpful to drink more than 8 glasses of water a day. “**”

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