Prince Philip Hospitalized

Will miss tonight's Diamond Jubilee festivities
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 4, 2012 11:44 AM CDT
Queen Elizabeth II, and her husband Prince Philip watching the proceedings from the royal barge during the Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames, June 3, 2012.   (AP Photo/John Stillwell, Pool, File)

(Newser) – Prince Philip has been hospitalized with a bladder infection, and will miss the rest of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Paramedics were called to Windsor castle today to fetch Philip, in what's being billed as a "precautionary measure," according to the Daily Mail. In a statement, Buckingham Palace said Philip would remain under observation for a few days and was "understandably disappointed" to miss tonight's concert. Philip will turn 91 on Sunday. (Read more Prince Philip stories.)

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