Queen Elizabeth II is seen during her tour to open the new Royal London Hospital building and the new National Centre for Bowel Research and Surgical Innovation on Feb. 27 in London. (Photo by Ian Gavan - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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LONDON - 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 cancelled.
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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