LONDON — 13 days after he was first hospitalized, Prince Philip was on Monday transferred to a second London hospital, growing considerations over the well being of the 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth.
Buckingham Palace mentioned in an announcement that medical doctors would proceed to deal with him for an an infection however would additionally “undertake testing and remark for a pre-existing coronary heart situation.”
“The Duke stays snug and is responding to remedy however is predicted to stay in hospital till not less than the top of the week,” the temporary assertion mentioned, including that he had been transferred to St. Bartholomew’s hospital in London.
Prince Philip was originally taken to King Edward VII’s Hospital on Feb. 16 as a precaution after feeling unwell. Based on British media experiences, he was transferred by ambulance at round 11 a.m. on Monday to St Bartholomew’s, an internationally famend hospital with particular experience in cardiac care.
In December 2011, Prince Philip acquired remedy for a blocked coronary artery. On the time, Buckingham Palace mentioned he had efficiently undergone a “minimally invasive process of coronary stenting” after struggling chest pains.
Throughout his latest keep in hospital Prince Philip has been visited by his son Prince Charles, who’s inheritor to the throne.
Prince Philip was vaccinated towards Covid-19 in January as was Queen Elizabeth, who’s aged 94, and who has urged others to take up presents of the vaccine.