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Pope Taken to Hospital After Getting the Flu

Pope Francis was taken to a hospital on Tiber Island on Feb. 28, NBC News reports. "After the general audience Pope Francis went to the Gemelli Isola Tiberina Hospital for some diagnostic tests. At the end he returned to the Vatican.", Vatican, via statement. The 87-year-old pontiff canceled his appointments on Feb. 24 and Feb. 25 after battling flu symptoms days prior .