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Why is Prince Philip in hospital and how is he doing?

PRINCE Philip was taken into hospital on Tuesday evening after "feeling unwell", Buckingham Palace has said.

The 99-year-old royal was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London on doctor's orders, here's the latest.

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Why is Prince Philip in hospital?

It is understood that the Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to hospital on February 16, the Palace said in a statement.

It is believed the admission was precautionary and was advised by His Royal Highness's Doctor after he felt unwell.

It is understood the illness is not Covid-19.

How is Prince Philip doing?

It is believed the Prince is expected to stay in hospital for a few days of observation and rest.

Buckingham Palace said in a statement:"His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London, on Tuesday evening.

"The Duke’s admission is a precautionary measure, on the advice of His Royal Highness’s Doctor, after feeling unwell. 

"The Duke is expected to remain in hospital for a few days of observation and rest."

It is understood the royal, who turned 99 last year, travelled by car and it was not an emergency

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