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5:12pm March 3, 2013

Queen Elizabeth Hospitalized

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Queen Elizabeth II has been hospitalized at London’s King Edward VII Hospital today.  CNN is reporting she is experiences symptoms of gastroenteritis.

The palace announced that she was taken to the hospital “as a precautionary measure. ”  Gastroenteritis is also referred to as “stomach flu.”

The Queen, 86, celebrated a four-day Diamond Jubilee last year that marked her 60th anniversary as the highest reigning monarch in the United Kingdom.



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Lauren Victoria Burke
Lauren Victoria Burke
Lauren Victoria Burke is a writer and political analyst. She created Crewof42, a blog that covers African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke appears regularly on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin and on WHUR in Washington, D.C., WURD in Philadelphia, and WVON in Chicago. Ms. Burke has enjoyed employment at USAToday.com and ABC News. She holds a B.A. in History from The American University. E-mail anytime: LBurke007@gmail.com. Twitter: @Crewof42. Instagram: LVB325.




 
 

 
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