Queen Elizabeth II hospitalized as "precautionary measure"

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    Queen admitted to hospital with gastroenteritis (Guardian)
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    UK: Queen hospitalized over stomach illness

    By RAPHAEL SATTER, AP
    28 minutes ago

    LONDON — Britain's Queen Elizabeth II was hospitalized Sunday over an apparent stomach infection that has ailed her for days, a rare instance of ill health sidelining the long-reigning monarch. Elizabeth will have to cancel a visit to Rome and other engagements as she recovers, and outside experts said she may have to be rehydrated intravenously.

    Buckingham Palace said the 86-year-old queen had experienced symptoms of gastroenteritis and was being examined at London's King Edward VII Hospital.

    "As a precaution, all official engagements for this week will regrettably be either postponed or cancelled," the palace said in a statement. Elizabeth's two-day trip to Rome had been planned to start Wednesday. A palace spokeswoman said the trip may be "reinstated" at a later date.

    The symptoms of gastroenteritis — vomiting and diarrhea — usually pass after one or two days, although they can be more severe in older or otherwise vulnerable people. Dehydration is a common complication...

    http://xfinity.comcast.net/articles/news-general/20130303/EU.Britain.Queen/

    I wish the Queen a speedy and complete recovery from her illness. :rose:
     
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    She has a grueling schedule. I wonder if it is time for her to think about relinquishing so Charles can have his turn before he fades into old age. The Pope set a good example- know when to give it up..
     
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