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TUMMY TROUBLES Queen Elizabeth Leaves Hospital After Stomach Flu Alastair Grant/AP

Queen Leaves Hospital

This year's rampant stomach bug has left many victims bedridden for days, but not the queen. The 86-year-old monarch was discharged from King Edward VII hospital in London on Monday after being admitted Sunday with a bout of gastroenteritis, most likely caused by the wretched norovirus. A spokesman for the queen said she was “in good spirits” and had been admitted only as “a precautionary measure.” It’s not clear whether a planned two-day trip to Rome, which the palace canceled earlier due to the queen’s condition, will be rescheduled.

March 4, 2013 10:03 AM