The husband of Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain, the 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh Philip was hospitalized in London because of malaise. It is reported by the Daily Express newspaper referring to Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, February 17.
“His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London on Tuesday evening,” the newspaper quoted a palace spokesman as saying.
It is noted that the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was admitted to the hospital on the advice of his doctor due to deteriorating health. It is expected that the Duke will stay in a medical facility for several days.
The hospitalization is not an emergency; the Duke made it to the hospital without assistance, the publication said.
In December 2019, Prince Philip was admitted to the same hospital for a routine checkup due to an old medical condition.
In January of that year, the Duke was involved in an accident near the village of Sandrigram in west Norfolk County. He crashed into a car carrying two women and an infant. The women were injured, the baby was not. The prince himself was not injured. After the accident, he voluntarily surrendered his driver’s license.