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UK: Queen hospitalized after apparent infection

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LONDON, ENGLAND -

Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II has been hospitalized after suffering from what appears to be a stomach infection.

The palace says that the 86-year-old British monarch had experienced symptoms of gastroenteritis and that her upcoming trip to Rome would be cancel led.

In a statement released Sunday, the palace said that all official engagements for the coming week would be postponed or canceled "as a precaution."

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