Prince Philip hospitalized as a 'precautionary measure' after 'feeling unwell'
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Prince Philip is in a London hospital as a "precautionary measure," after being admitted for "feeling unwell."

The 99-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II was taken to the King Edward VII Hospital on Tuesday.

The member of Britain's royal family went on the advice of his physician, a Wednesday statement from Buckingham Palace said. The Duke of Edinburgh is "expected to remain in hospital for a few days of observation and rest."

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The hospital stay is not said to be related to the coronavirus pandemic. Prince Philip, who marks his 100th birthday in June, received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine along with the queen in early January.

The royal family patriarch, who married then-Princess Elizabeth in 1947, is the longest-serving royal consort in the United Kingdom. He retired from his royal duties in 2017.

— Updated at 10:35 a.m.